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Join Bluestockings, Dundurn Press, and award-winning author Farzana Doctor for the virtual U.S. launch of Doctor’s new novel Seven, which Foreword Reviewscalls an “intimate, gutsy feminist novel.” Seven addresses women’s relationships, marriage, infidelity, religion, tradition, and sensitively exposes the practice of khatna (female genital mutilation) among the Indian Dawoodi Bohra community. Guest hosted by Marie-Lou Nahhas of Orange Is The New Black.
Farzana Doctor is an award-winning writer, activist, and psychotherapist. She is the author of Stealing Nasreen, All Inclusive, and Six Metres of Pavement, which won a Lambda Literary Award. She is a founding member of WeSpeakOut.
Marie-Lou Nahhas is a Lebanese-American actress, best known for playing Shani Abboud on Season 7 of Orange Is the New Black. She is an activist with UNHCR for women’s rights.