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Hanifa Deen


Hanifa Deen is an award winning author. Her book Ali Abdul v. the King will be published in 2011.

Hanifa Deen has been a teacher, researcher, senior public servant and, for the last fifteen years, a social commentator and writer of narrative non-fiction. She believes in women reinventing themselves and admires disobedient women in literature, history and real life. She has written widely on the issue of Australian Muslims and Muslim women, including: the award-winning Caravanserai, Broken Bangles and The Jihad Seminar. Her latest book Ali Abdul v. the King will be published next year.

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