Weam Namou is an award-winning author of 12 books, a speaker, journalist, and the vice president of Detroit Working Writers, a 117-year-old professional writing association. She is also an Arab America ambassador and a facilitator for Pachamama Alliance, a global community that helps create a sustainable future that works for all. Her book, The Great American Family: A Story of Political Disenchantment, won a 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Award.
Namou received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Wayne State University, studied fiction and memoir through various correspondence courses, poetry in Prague and screenwriting at MPI (Motion Picture Institute of Michigan). She has given readings, lectures, and workshops at numerous cultural and educational institutions and her poetry, essays, and articles have appeared in national and international journals. In 2012, she received a lifetime achievement award from E’Rootha, a local arts organization.
She is a certified Reiki Master, Health Facilitator, a Sikkim Guardian, an ordained minister, and a graduate of best-selling author Lynn Andrews’ 4-year mystical school.
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