Sarah Husain

About the Author

Sarah Husain is a Pakistani American activist, poet, and mother who was born in New York City but grew up in Hong Kong, Sudan, and Pakistan. She has been writing since the age of 16 and organizing grassroots anti-violence community projects, linking communities of color around issues of police brutality, anti-immigrant policy, and detention to anti-domestic violence work. In 1997, she co-founded South Asian Against Police Brutality and Racism, a South Asian American grassroots community organization in New York City. She has been published in Breaking the Silence: South Asian Americans and Domestic Violence and in several journals and websites. Currently she lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with her two-year-old daughter.

By the Author