Meet Rabiah York Lumbard
Rabiah York Lumbard is an award-winning author of the picture book The Conference of the Birds. After embracing Islam at the age of eighteen, she earned a BA in religious studies from George Washington University and is completing her MFA in creative writing at Spalding University. No True Believers is Rabiah's deeply personal debut novel, which draws on her experience as an American Muslim at home and abroad. She lives in the Doha with her husband and three daughters. Favorite pastimes include rescuing Arabian Maus and kayaking in the Arabian Gulf.