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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Reema Zaman. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Reema Zaman, often where they are interviewed.

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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Reema Zaman. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Reema Zaman, often where they are interviewed.

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Reema Zaman on Abusive Relationships, Immigration Challenges, and Family Healing

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CW: rape, sexual assault

In this episode, award-winning author, actress, screenwriter, and speaker Reema Zaman joins me! She is the author of I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir, a global story of sexual assault, being silenced, and finding your voice. She talks to me about her book, abusive relationships, the challenges of the immigration process, as well as family healing.

Find Reema on Twitter and Instagram @reemazaman and at www.reemazaman.com

Research cited:
Decker, M. R., Raj, A., & Silverman, J. G. (2007). Sexual Violence Against Adolescent Girls: Influences of Immigration and Acculturation. Violence Against Women, 13(5), 498–513. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801207300654

Murphy, J., Samples, J., Morales, M., & Shadbeh, N. (2015). "They Talk Like That, But We Keep Working": Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Experiences Among Mexican Indigenous Farmworker Women in Oregon. Journal of immigrant and minority health, 17(6), 1834–1839. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-014-9992-z

VAWnet: https://vawnet.org/sc/immigrant-women-and-sexual-violence

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Feb 14 2020 · 41mins
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Reclaiming Your Voice with Reema Zaman

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Reema Zaman is an award-winning writer, speaker, actress, and author of the critically acclaimed memoir I AM YOURS. I Am Yours has been adopted into the curriculum of several high schools through an Innovation Grant from the Oregon Department of Education, and is being adapted into a movie by Dara Resnik and Reema. The New York Times states that "Zaman writes beautifully of the pain and frustration of being a woman in a man's world, an immigrant in a world suspicious of outsiders."

She was the 2018 Oregon Literary Arts’ Writer of Color Fellow and is currently partnering with the International Rescue Committee and Girls Inc. to serve crucial causes and empower the next generation of leaders. As the only Reema Zaman in the world, she is easy to find on social media. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter, and visit her website.
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Jan 18 2020 · 1hr 1min
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Reema Zaman - How To Own And Use Your Voice

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“The only people who ever say ‘Who do you think you are?' are projecting their own insecurity. Their sense of self has become reliant on you keeping yourself small. Where do we wish to place our loyalty — on other people’s comfort levels, or on our greater potential?"   Reema Zaman is the author of the critically-acclaimed memoir I Am Yours. Her writing has been featured in The Guardian, The New York Times, Forbes and Vogue, and her memoir is currently being adapted into a screenplay. In I Am Yours, Reema writes about how she reclaims her voice from abusive relationships and turns her pain into prose. Her book centers around the necessity for each person to own and use their voice, as it is the most powerful tool we each have. 

By the end of the episode, you will learn:

1) How to hone and develop your unique voice   2) How to finish what you set out to do through radical accountability   3) The exact strategy Reema used to sign with her publisher and agent of choice   4) How to write a book in the midst of a chaotic life   5) How to turn your current reality into what you truly want   6) Why spending time alone leads to greater success   7) How to start over when uncertainty feels terrifying   To learn more about Reema, follow her on Instagram, learn more on her site, or pick up her book here

Earlier this month this show surpassed 1000 downloads. That's after 9 episodes in 4 months. I want to thank each person who has spread the word about the show or shared a link with someone else, as that's how the show will continue to grow! 

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Aug 23 2019 · 32mins
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Reema Zaman, "I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir" (Amberjack, 2019)

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Since its inception in 2017, the viral #MeToo movement has called more cultural attention to abusive behavior, creating a much-needed public space for women to speak up about the violence they have endured at the hands of abusers, and for women to speak more openly about their own ambitions, dreams, and desires. For the first time in history, there is a platform for women to speak, and—most importantly—to be heard. In 2019, we can add another voice to this ongoing conversation: Reema Zaman’s radical assertion that “[t]o speak is a revolution.”

Reema Zaman’s bold debut book, I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir (Amberjack, 2019) details what happens when women are silenced by the patriarchy—and what it means to find the power inherent in one’s own voice. As a Bengali woman who immigrated to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming a stage actress, Zaman portrays herself as both driven and fearless, despite the many hardships she endures as a young woman in the city. From navigating toxic relationships with men in the industry to finding the courage to leave an abusive marriage, Zaman touches on both the struggles and beauty of one woman’s journey towards speaking her truth.

Today on New Books in Literature, join us as we sit down with Reema Zaman to learn more about her debut, I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir, available now from Amberjack Publishing.

Zoë Bossiere is a doctoral student at Ohio University, where she studies nonfiction and teaches creative writing classes. She is also the managing editor of Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction. For more NBn interviews, follow her on Twitter @zoebossiere or visit her online at zoebossiere.com.

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Jun 21 2019 · 43mins
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Reema Zaman, "I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir" (Amberjack, 2019)

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Since its inception in 2017, the viral #MeToo movement has called more cultural attention to abusive behavior, creating a much-needed public space for women to speak up about the violence they have endured at the hands of abusers, and for women to speak more openly about their own ambitions, dreams, and desires. For the first time in history, there is a platform for women to speak, and—most importantly—to be heard. In 2019, we can add another voice to this ongoing conversation: Reema Zaman’s radical assertion that “[t]o speak is a revolution.”

Reema Zaman’s bold debut book, I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir (Amberjack, 2019) details what happens when women are silenced by the patriarchy—and what it means to find the power inherent in one’s own voice. As a Bengali woman who immigrated to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming a stage actress, Zaman portrays herself as both driven and fearless, despite the many hardships she endures as a young woman in the city. From navigating toxic relationships with men in the industry to finding the courage to leave an abusive marriage, Zaman touches on both the struggles and beauty of one woman’s journey towards speaking her truth.

Today on New Books in Literature, join us as we sit down with Reema Zaman to learn more about her debut, I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir, available now from Amberjack Publishing.

Zoë Bossiere is a doctoral student at Ohio University, where she studies nonfiction and teaches creative writing classes. She is also the managing editor of Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction. For more NBn interviews, follow her on Twitter @zoebossiere or visit her online at zoebossiere.com.

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Jun 21 2019 · 43mins
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Reema Zaman Is The Only Unseen Beauty Episode 9

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What if I told you that being ugly is not an aesthetic at all but an emotion? Reema Zaman, a woman who is actually very beautiful by societal standards, with a modeling and acting career, in addition to being a well-awarded writer, grew up ugly and unseen, dismissed even. But what does it really mean to be ugly? What does it really mean to be beautiful? And can you be both?

More from Reema Zaman:

Read her award winning memoir I Am Yours

Finding Reema Zaman:

Twitter & Instagram: @reemazaman

Website:www.reemazaman.com

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Jun 11 2019 · 55mins
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Reema Zaman, I AM YOURS: A SHARED MEMOIR

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Reema Zaman shares her intimate stories as a woman recovering from years of mistreatment from the male hand and how she has turned to love to channel those feelings. From Bangladesh to Seattle, Reema covers the globe searching for herself as an actress to an activist. Her voice alone is worth listening to!! 

May 23 2019 · 32mins
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Interview with Reema Zaman, critically acclaimed author of I Am Yours.

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We speak with Reema about her book and her life, and what she is doing about the systematic silencing of women.

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Mar 31 2019 · 33mins
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FBC13: Reema Zaman, author of I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir

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"Every action in life is an act of love or a cry for love." - Reema Zaman

The 2018 Oregon Literary Arts’ Writer of Color Fellow, Reema Zaman is an award-winning writer, actress, speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed memoir I AM YOURS from Amberjack Publishing. Born in Bangladesh and raised in Thailand and Hawaii, Reema’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Ms. Magazine, The Guardian, Guernica, Shape, and elsewhere. She proudly partners with various organizations, like Girls Inc. and the International Rescue Committee to empower diverse voices and mentor the next generation of leaders.

Connect with Reema on Twitter @reemazaman, Instagram @reemazaman, or her personal website reemazaman.com. Click here to get your copy of I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir on Amazon.

Reema's book recommendation: A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum (episode with Etaf coming soon!)

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Mar 21 2019 · 36mins
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Episode 16: Reclaiming the Voice After Emotional Abuse w/ Reema Zaman

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The relationships we inhabit can shape and define us, and how we see ourselves. Who we choose to love and let love us matters, because in the wrong hands, we may suffer from neglect, abuse, oppression, and even, the total loss of self. One of the most difficult decisions is to know when someone we love is no longer serving us, or worse, actually causing us harm. What does it take to break away, and how do we know when to do it?

This is a story about love, but also co-dependency and the very complicated nature of emotional abuse. But more, it’s a story about how one woman used her own oppression to find her voice.

My guest today is Reema Zaman. Reema is an award-winning writer, visual artist, actress and speaker, and the author of the memoir I Am Yours. She is from Bangladesh and immigrated to New York When she was 18. When she was 25, she fell in love and married into a relationship that shifted the direction of her life. She writes and talks about what it is like to fall into emotional abuse as well as how to find your voice when you come out of the darkness.

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The 2018 Oregon Literary Arts’ Writer of Color Fellow, Reema Zaman is an award-winning writer, actress, speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed memoir I AM YOURSI Am Yours debuted on the Powell's Bestseller list, alongside Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming. Born in Bangladesh and raised in Thailand, Reema’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Ms. Magazine, Vogue, The Guardian, Salon, Guernica, Shape, and elsewhere. Reema has the honor of partnering with the International Rescue Committee and Girls Inc. to serve key causes and empower the next generation of leaders. As the only Reema Zaman in the world, she is easy to find on social media. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter and learn more at reemazaman.com.

Mar 15 2019 · 29mins
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