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Revolt by Qaisra Shahraz, Released October 7, 2013

Revolt by Qaisra Shahraz, Released October 7, 2013

Revolt by Qaisra Shahraz is Launched Arcadia Press launched Revolt by the international best-selling English / Pakistani author Qaisra Shahraz. We have been following her international travels to exotic literary festivals in China, India, Indonesia, Germany just to name a few. In preparation for Qaisra stepping up as Site Sponsor for Women Writers, Women Books, […]

October 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Italian Author Elena Doni: Writing Fakhra Younas’ Life Story

Italian Author Elena Doni: Writing Fakhra Younas’ Life Story

Backstory. The memoir, “Il volto cancellato” by Fakhra Younas with Elena Doni, is the story of a Pakistani woman who started life in Karachi’s red light district, became famous as a dancer and movie star, and then was unspeakably disfigured by an acid attack. Fakhra married her “prince”, the son of the former governor of Pakistan’s […]

June 1, 2012 | By | 5 Replies More
Harnessing The Muse – How To Stay Inspired

Harnessing The Muse – How To Stay Inspired

Art is anything and everything that stirs the emotions. To create art requires an understanding of emotion; a clear sense of how lived experience impacts and expresses our inner world. We writers, like every other type of artist, gain inspiration from the world around us and from our own experiences. A lot of people believe […]

May 24, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More
When the Story Hurts too Much: Fakhra Younas’ Life and Memoir

When the Story Hurts too Much: Fakhra Younas’ Life and Memoir

When a woman tells her story, writes her memoir, she is writing her own history. She becomes visible to history; part of the human narrative. Telling her truth, her experience and wisdom, she leaves her legacy. When the life lived hurts too much… it’s hard to write, and hard to tell. And when the story told […]