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The winners of this year’s New England Book Awards were announced recently at the annual New England Independent Booksellers Association conference.

Host Celeste Headlee speaks with Sara Alfageeh and Nadia Shammas, co-authors of the new fantasy graphic novel "Squire" about a young girl who dreams of becoming a knight.

NPR - WBUR 

Yes, the book is an epic of girls with swords, but it’s also about how identity is shaped by stories—and who gets to tell them

EXCLUSIVE: Nadia Shammas & Sara Alfageeh Announce SQUIRE, a Middle Eastern-inspired YA Fantasy Epic

SQUIRE, A MIDDLE EASTERN-INSPIRED YA FANTASY EPIC

We talk to illustrator Sara Alfageeh who has redesigned the costume for Marvel comics niqab-wearing superhero ‘Dust’.

Niqab Wearing Superhero, Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

BBC Radio4 - Sunday

Why representation isn’t just about doing it, it’s about getting it right.

'I just expected better': Reimagining a Muslim female superhero

CBC Radio - Day6

We spoke to Sara Alfageeh about finding inspiration.

This Illustrator Gave Marvel's Dust Character A Realistic Makeover

A comic book fan redesigns X-Men's hijab-wearing superhero to reflect realistic, modern dress.

X-Men "Sexy" Hijabi Costume Redesigned