Sulayman X

Journalist, novelist and screenplay writer

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Sulayman X is an American who converted to Islam in the early 1990s. He lives overseas for almost two decades and currently works as the editor for a small newspaper in Mississippi. His work frequently deals with the intersection between religion and sexuality. His first book, Bilal's Bread, is a Lambda Award nominee.

Published by DreamSpinner Press, his young adult books "Tears of a Dragon" and the forthcoming "King of Storms" are fantasy genre novels featuring young gay and lesbian characters.

Although no longer a Muslim, Sulayman X remains a spiritual seeker and the Buddhist influences in his work are evident. He also writes murder mysteries and screenplays.

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