About the Creators
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Aman Ali is an award winning storyteller in New York City and one of the only young American Muslim voices in the public spotlight today. His passionate and animated style of storytelling on stage draws heavily from his upbringing and travels and continues to gain buzz from people all around the world. He’s made appearances on dozens of media outlets such as CNN, HBO, ABC News, and NPR to talk about his upbringing as a 20-something Muslim born and raised in America. As a performer, he regularly hits the road doing several shows a month at college campuses and theaters throughout the country. He is also recognized for being the co-creator of the social media phenomenon 30 Mosques in 30 Days, a 25,000 mile road trip he took to all 50 states in the U.S. with the mission of telling groundbreaking and profound stories about Muslims in America.
More info at http://amanali.net
Wajahat Ali is a playwright, attorney, new media journalist and commentator. His award-winning play, “The Domestic Crusaders,” is one of the first major plays about the Muslim American experience and was published by McSweeney’s in 2011. He frequently contributes essays for The Guardian, Salon, Huffington Post and Washington Post. He is the lead author of “Fear Inc., Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America” produced by Center for American Progress. He is co-editing “I Speak For Myself: 45 American Men on Being Muslim” which will be published in Summer 2012. Currently, he is writing a pilot for HBO with Dave Eggers.
More info at http://goatmilkblog.com
(No, Aman and Wajahat are not related.)