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Hafsah Faizal

Piper Writers Studio Instructor 2021
Distinguished Visiting Writer 2020

About Hafsah Faizal

Hafsah Faizal is the New York Times bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame and We Free the Stars, and the founder of IceyDesigns, where she creates websites for authors and beauteous goodies for everyone else. When she’s not writing, she can be found designing, deciding between Assassin’s Creed and Skyrim, or traversing the world. Born in Florida and raised in California, she now resides in Texas with her family and a library of books waiting to be devoured.

Find Events with Hafsah Faizal

Date: Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm
Location: Zoom
Type & Genre: Talk;

Join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing for An Evening With Hafsah Faizal  on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Zoom.

Faizal will talk about her bestselling debut We Hunt the Flame, getting your foot in the door of the enigma of publishing, and writing while juggling a business—though she's not quite convinced she herself knows how.

Find Classes with Hafsah Faizal

Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Phoenix MST
Type: Craft Class
Genre: Fiction

Whether you're writing epic fantasy or small-town contemporary, a strong world is crucial. Join Hafsah Faizal, the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of We Hunt the Flame, as she leads a workshop on how to craft a believable world in today's competitive, commercial market: constructing the foundations of government and geography, cultures and traditions—you'll learn everything that makes a real world tick, all while remaining grounded in your narrator's shoes, resulting in a beautiful world your readers will want to get lost in, time and time again.