Umm Sumayyah

Umm Sumayyah is a mother of two and a former teacher who turned into a home educator after becoming a mother. She is also an editor and a researcher who loves collecting and sharing information on social matters, education, career, and entrepreneurship. her homeschooling blog is at


Abigail Trumbo

Abigail (or Rasha) Trumbo is an aspiring writer from Richmond, Virginia, USA, and became one of many American Muslims in 2013. She’s worked in a variety of settings: an accounting office, a university office for international students, as a home health aide, and in retail. She returned to school in 2015 to study for a career as a teacher but decided to be a stay-at-home mother when she had her first child. Since then she has begun writing again and dreams of compiling a book of short stories as well as a novel geared toward Muslim young adults. She also started a blog where she writes about growth and identity as a Muslim woman and plans to advocate and educate for mental health from an Islamic perspective. You can follow her work at


Nourin Ibrahim 

Nourin Ibrahim is a homemaker and the mother of two girls who loves to convey her ideas and knowledge through her writings. Alhamdullilah, she has written articles for a few Islamic blogs like Ideal Muslim, Habibi Halaqas, The Muslimah Network and more. Most of her articles are written in a way that the readers can relate to easily. She aims to bring positive changes in others’ lives as well as hers. She has also written an ebook for Muslim kids which is free to access. The book “Deeni Tales” contains stories that help children understand Islam better.  You can read more of her writing here:


Rumki Chowdhury

With an MA in English Literature from The Queen Mary University of London and a BA in English Writing from The William Paterson University of New Jersey, Rumki Chowdhury’s literary experience expands from journalism to publishing companies like Simon and Schuster Inc. and Pearson Higher Education Publishing. She has three published books and is hoping to publish her fourth. She is also the Online Assistant Editor for Hayati Magazine. Although her hometowns are Bronx, New York and Paterson, New Jersey, she is a high school English Teacher in Stockholm, Sweden. She is married and has three daughters. For more information on her books and for more writing advice, subscribe to