Tiger Eye: Interview with Rukhsana Khan - September 11, 2006, 9:00am LiSRadio Webcast: Tiger Eye Reading Room Series
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Rukhsana Khan was born in Lahore, Pakistan and immigrated to Canada, with her family, at the age of three. She grew up in the small town of Dundas, Ontario.
Rukhsana began by writing for community magazines and went on to write songs and stories for the Adam's World children's videos. She currently has seven books published and others under contract.
Rukhsana is a member of SCBWI, The Writers Union of Canada, CANSCAIP, Storytellers of Canada, and the Storytelling School of Toronto. She tells tales of India, Persia, the Middle East, as well as her own stories. She lives in Toronto with her husband and family. She has four children: three girls and a boy.
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Dr. Charley Seavey
University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies
Summary:Dr. Seavey and Canadian Muslim author Rukhsana Khan discuss multicultural books and her fiction for children in this interview, which took place in two sessions; one at ALA 2006 in New Orleans, the other by phone three weeks later.