I Am Yours author Reema Zaman

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Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

On Sunday, February 17th, Reema Zaman,  author of I Am Yours, shared readings from her acclaimed memoir at Powell’s books, to a standing room only crowd. Zaman was joined in conversation with Lidia Yuknavitch, author of the New York Times Bestseller The Book of Joan.  I Am Yours has garnered praise from author Cheryl Strayed, and the New York Times book review.  The 2018 Oregon Literary Arts’ Writer of Color Fellow, Reema Zaman is an award-winning writer, actress, speaker, and author. I Am Yours debuted on the Powell's Bestseller list, alongside Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming. Born in Bangladesh and raised in Thailand, Reema’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Ms. Magazine, Vogue, The Guardian, Salon, Guernica, Shape, and elsewhere. Reema has the honor of partnering with the International Rescue Committee and Girls Inc. to serve key causes and empower the next generation of leaders. As the only Reema Zaman in the world, she is easy to find on social media. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter and learn more at reemazaman.com.

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