Other writing samples are available on request, including grant proposals, individual donor campaign letters, ghost-writing, technical translations, department manuals and academic writing, and essays in German, Arabic and Dutch.

snoopy-writing Longform Nonfiction

Khawaaga: Eyes Always Watching.” Duende, Spring 2018: States of Mind.

Becoming Bedouin: Daughter, Teacher, Sister.” Silk Road Review: a literary crossroads, Issue 18: The Architecture of Identity, Fall 2017; finalist in the Nonfiction “Identity” Contest, Cardinal Sins, Winter 2017.

Neither of Us Quite Bedouin.” Matador Review, Summer 2017.

Say Praise God: Learning to be a gracious guest in someone else’s language.” BLYNKT, Volume 2, 2017.

teaching-owl2Educational and Advocacy Resources

The Refugee Collection” blog series.

Passing the Peace: A Tradition in Many Faiths.” A resource for Unitarian Universalist educators and leaders, Worship Web, 2016.

Arabic Signs to Welcome Refugees.” A resource for protesters, schools, social service agencies, and allies; Worship Web, 2016.

public speakingPublic Speaking

The Influence of Islam on My New York Unitarian Life.” Lecture to the Women’s Alliance of All Souls Unitarian Church, New York City. May 18, 2016.

Episode 37: Maryah Converse.” BLYNKT podcast.

blogging Development Writing

Towards a more inclusive stewardship.” UU World Magazine online, November 2017.

Trust In the News.” News roundup, NeighborhoodTrust.org, August 2017.

Alex Delgado Builds Credit and a Financial Future.” Client story, NeighborhoodTrust.org, June 2017.

UPNEXT: A Second Chance at Life and Fatherhood.” NeighborhoodTrust.org, April 2017.


New Members Already Engaged in Congregational Life.” The All Souls Beacon. June 17, 2014.

Cairo from the Streets.” NewMatilda.com. February 4, 2011. Reprinted on this blog.