The Flavor of Cultures

The Flavor of Cultures

by Weam Namou

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ISBN-13: 9780975295663
Publisher: Hermiz Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/15/2015
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

Weam Namou is an award-winning author of 12 books - three novels, one poetry book, the Iraqi Americans Book Series, and a 4-book memoir series about her experience with Lynn Andrews' 4-year shamanism school. For nearly ten years, she has been a journalist for the Chaldean News and is a reporter and ambassador of Arab America. Formerly, she was a columnist for the Macomb and the Oakland Observer, a contributor for the Gazette van Detroit, and a feature writer for the St. Clair Shore Times. She is the ambassador to Arab America, where she is also a regular contributor.

Namou received her Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Wayne State University. She studied fiction and memoir through various correspondence courses, poetry in Prague and screenwriting at MPI (Motion Picture Institute of Michigan). She writes for several local newspapers and her essays, articles and poetry have appeared in national and international publications including World Literature Today, Mizna, Gargoyles, Acumen 59 [England], the Transnational [Germany], MultiCultural Review and numerous other literary publications, including a chapbook called Lettre Savage.

As the co-founder and president of IAA (Iraqi Artists Association) and Ambassador of Arab America, Namou has given poetry readings, lectures and workshops at numerous cultural and educational institutions such as Madonna University, Wayne State University, Oakland Community College, and RAWI Conference at the Arab American National Museum, and Allied Media Conference. In 2012, she won a lifetime achievement award from E'Rootha.

Namou studied Sikkim from one of her teachers, a Native American man who lived with the Tibetan monks. She is a certified Reiki Master, and a graduate of Lynn Andrews' 4-year shamanic school.

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