A 2017 Eric Hoffer award-winning author, Weam Namou is the author of 12 books, a journalist, and filmmaker. She is the vice president of Detroit Working Writers, a 117-year-old professional writers association, and an ambassador to Arab America.
Namou received her Bachelor’s Degree in communications from Wayne State University. She studied fiction and memoir through various correspondence courses, poetry in Prague and screenwriting at MPI (Motion Picture Institute of Michigan). She writes for several local newspapers and her essays, articles and poetry have appeared in national and international publications.