Women We Read This Week | Vela Mag

Soniah Kamal’s “The Reluctant Writer” in Catapult

At 14, Sonia Kamal, like many girls her age, was inspired by a woman on television and decided that she wanted to be an actress. Her parents, professional, conservative Muslims raising their family in Saudi Arabia and then Pakistan, told her absolutely not. Again, when she was approached by a teacher who thought she might have some acting potential, her father said again absolutely not—but you can write…Read More at Vela Mag.



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