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Mahasin Shamsid-Deen is a World renowned playwright with plays performed, staged, and or read in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Possessing a wide range of talent her plays range from stories using rhyme and creative movement to hard hitting political satire and historical drama. Her play "One God" was translated into Arabic, Spanish and Malay. It was also presented in private audience to the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

Currently her plays are regularly featured in the Acts of Faith festival in Richmond, Virginia. In addition to the playwrighting Mahasin is a Published Author and Poet who has writtten technical manuals, grants, scholarly articles for college journals, business papers and ghost writing. Check out her article at

Her poetry has been published in a number of anthologies and two of her plays hae been included in academic journals. She is Artistic Director of Woven Orbits and a long time board member of the Islamic Writers Alliance, Inc. (IWA) as well as other professional writing organizations.
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ONE GOD, Carrying the Load, Stepping in the Right Direction, Explain in Detail, This Truth is Clear & Evident, Navigating Through Stoneland, African Musk on my forehead...unwrapping my pink shroud, A Grey Echo, 16 of 19 reasons why my soul has grown

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American Islamic theater, American Islamic theatre, American Muslim theater, Muslim theatre, Plays about Muslims, Plays for Muslims, Muslim women, Muslim women playwrights, Muslim Poet, Islamic Poetry, American Muslim Author

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