Farhana Zia

A Peek at the Creative Space of Farhana Zia

Joining us today for Creative Spaces is Farhana Zia, the author of Hot, Hot Roti for Dada-Ji. (The illustrator of Hot, Hot Roti, Ken Min, shared his Creative Space earlier this year here.) Hot, Hot Roti, Farhana’s picture book debut, earned a starred review from Kirkus who wrote, “Food, family and storytelling set irresistible hooks in this high-spirited double picture-book debut.” Farhana is an elementary school teacher in addition to writing children’s books. Her stories blend humor and tradition, memories and contemporary moments.  Visit this link for an excellent interview with Farhana Zia and here for a booktalk with both Farhana Zia and Ken Min.… Read the rest