Established in 2006, MWA is an internationally-based collaboration of Muslim women writers and advocates working together to counter negative and inaccurate perceptions regarding members of the Muslim community and the Islamic faith.


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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

MWA Member Nia Malika Dixon Launches New Facebook Page

Nia Malika Dixon
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Nia Malika Dixon has written professionally for more than two decades including articles for national magazines, a published novel, short stories, blogs, two volumes of poetry, and several screenplays. She has received awards and recognition for her screenplays and her first short film, Temporary Loss of Power, was an audience favorite at the Baltimore Women’s Film Festival in 2007. Nia studied directing under the tutelage of famed director Lilyan Chauvin, until the time of Lilyan’s death in 2008. Shortly thereafter, Nia began studying acting with Tony Award winning actor and teacher, Kent Klineman. She is currently mentored by director Catherine Hardwicke, (Thirteen, Lords of Dogtown, and Twilight) and recently completed several writing assignments for Morgan Freeman at his production company, Revelations Entertainment. After completing the short film, City In the Sea, Nia shot the short film/web series, Chrysalis, in her hometown Baltimore and is now preparing to shoot her first feature film. Nia is also the single mother of two teenagers with special needs, including a son with Autism.

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