Mariam Siddiqui

Mariam Siddiqui is a teacher and freelance copywriter living in Toronto with her husband and daughter. A lover of books, serendipity and words, she obtained her BA from the University of Cincinnati in Education with a double minor in English Literature and Creative Writing Fiction. She also recently completed her graduate certificate program from Humber College in Creative Writing. Mariam aspires to write and publish novels for young readers that illustrate the Muslim voice in a meaningful way. She joined MYM to meet other writers and to be inspired by their work and wisdom and voices. MYM allows her to be a part of a community that values the weight of ink and storytelling in minority communities - because minority voices matter. And have the ability to shape young minds and hearts.