Saturday, January 10, 2009

An American Muslim Cartoonist: Vocation and Faith

Here's a unique story about a Muslim cartoonist. I always find it curious that people attempt to pigeon hole people of faith with simplistic stereotypes even in regards to vocation and career. Read the whole story and share your thoughts.

"G. Willow Wilson, the first American Muslim professional comic book writer, draws on both American and Middle Eastern culture in her work, ranging from autobiographical essays to superhero sagas. After graduating from Boston University and converting to Islam, Ms. Wilson spent four years in Egypt, where she wrote Cairo, her first graphic novel. Now back in the United States, the 26-year-old..."

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