Weam Namou

Weam Namou was born in Baghdad, Iraq, as a minority Christian and came to America at age ten. The author of three novels, she is the co-founder and president of Iraqi Artists Association, and she writes for several local newspapers. Currently, she is working on a feature documentary, The Great American Family. Her poems "Dear Iraq" and "Miriam" appeared in the November 2007 issue of WLT.

  • Weam Namou
    In this new series, WLT asks distinguished authors to recommend books about specific subjects within their area of expertise. In this installment, we've asked Iraqi writer Weam Namou…