Interview With Nadine Jolie Courtney – Talking Diversity, Muslim Representation, Writing & More!

Hullo, readers!

So, I came across this UH-mazing post by Zainab of Zainab Chats today, and I believe it’s really worth sharing. 💕 It’s an interview with Nadine Jolie Courtney, author of All American Muslim Girl.

In the post, Nadine talked on, not only her book and the activist mindset that drove her to write it, but also on other issues such as Muslim representation in the world and people’s prejudices of the religion.

I think I should stop here, but I must say that All American Muslim Girl has definitely been added to my Christmas Wishlist! 🤩🤩🤩

EN-joyeee!

Zainab Chats

Hey everyone it’s Zainab, welcome or welcome back! I’m super excited for today’s post, as it’s my final interview of the year. Today, I’ll be interviewing Nadine Jolie Courtney – best known for writing All American Muslim Girl. We’ll be chatting representation, writing and more, let’s jump into it!


Thank you so much for coming to chat with me for my blog, Nadine! To start off can you give a brief introduction of yourself?

Sure, I’m Nadine Jolie Courtney; I’m a novelist, a TV & Feature writer and also a freelance writer. I live in Santa Monaca.

My father is a Muslim – he’s Jordanian, Circassian, my mother is American. She was Catholic and then when she married my father, she converted to Islam. So, I grew up without very much religion because my father was very much focused on being American and trying to fit in, so I grew…

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