Storytime Puppet Show & Book Signing and Youth Writing Workshop

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Date(s) - 05/12/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Diyanet Center of America
9610 Good Luck Road
United States

with Tayyaba Syed

May 12, 2018, Saturday / 2:00-4:30pm

Auditorium, Cultural Center, DCA Complex
9610 Good Luck Road, Lanham, MD 20706

The Blessed Bananas’ Author Tayyaba Syed coming to Diyanet Center of America. There will be storytime puppet show, book signing and youth writing workshop with the author.
Storytime and book signing will be free and open to the ALL AGE GROUPS.
Writing workshop will be $5 per kid and open to the 8-13 Years-old.

Tayyaba Syed:
We are so excited to have award-winning author Tayyaba Syed visit DYA on Saturday, May 12th inshaAllah. She will be doing a puppet show as well as conducting a writing workshop for our youth. Ms. Tayyaba is a freelance journalist and a children’s author. Her work has been featured in many publications including NPR and Chicago Parent. She also works as a Research Specialist for Daybreak Press Publishing, a Curriculum Consultant for Whitestone Foundation’s Author Development Program, and the Creative Plot Developer for Noor Kids educational books. She regularly conducts writing and publishing seminars for all ages and has even led a writing intensive at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, CA. In 2016, she was selected by Georgetown University as a panelist for their Writing Women’s Lives Conference in Qatar. Her books include a children’s picture book called The Blessed Bananas, a middle-grade novel called Call Me Mary, and she has co-authored four books for the Jannah Jewels chapter-book series for kids. She recently was selected as the U.S. finalist for the 2018 International Storytelling Festival and is a book reviewer for the Literary Classics Awards as well as Multicultural Book Day. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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