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Patricia Dunn’s, Rebels By Accident, (Sourcebooks Fire, October 2014) tells the story of a troubled teen sent to Cairo who finds revolution is everywhere, including in ourselves.

Dunn was the managing editor of Muslimwakeup.com, America’s most popular Muslim online magazine from 2003-2008. She has an MFA in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College where she also teaches.

Her writing has appeared in Global City Review, where she edited the post-9-11 International Issue. Salon.com, Women’s eNews, The Christian Science Monitor, The Village Voice, The Nation, L.A. Weekly and other publications have featured her writing.

Her work is anthologized in Stories of Illness and Healing: Women Write Their Bodies, from Kent State University Press (2006)
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2015 Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellowship at Sarah Lawrence College Honorable Mention

2012-08-19_Ellen @ Central Park-the Pool (2)I’m a late bloomer. I didn’t write anything besides an email, a thank-you note,or maybe a business letter, for more than30 years. I knew I liked to write — once. I won a prize in the We Are The Flag essay contest in the 5th grade, and I was Editorial Editor of the Taylor Allderdice High School Foreword. In colleg...

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"After Mariam and Deanna get into trouble for sneaking into a party where there are alcohol and drugs, they are sent to Egypt to spend time with Mariam's grandmother. I think this is a good choice for my classroom bookshelf. Themes: self-acceptance..." Read more of this review »
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