Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction AHRC Research Network International Conference
Birmingham, UK, 5-9 September 2023
Free to attend for all speakers and attendees.
Professor Claire Chambers
Dr Rehana Ahmed
In the twenty-first century, readers, publishers, and booksellers have noted a surge in popularity of genre works written by Muslim women, particularly in the Anglosphere. From the detective novels of Ausma Zehanat Khan to G. Willow Wilson’s fantasy fiction, Ayisha Malik’s romantic fiction to graphic novels by Marjane Satrapi – Muslim women authors are embracing popular fiction forms and genres.