Finalist - 2012 Creative World Awards International Screenwriting Contest Semifinalist - 2012 Screenplay Festival contest. One of seven nominees for Best Foreign Script - 2011 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition
I am a former US Department of State Foreign Service Officer who lived for four years in Islamabad, Pakistan working on terrorist and narcotics issues.
The Fresh Voices reader wrote: "You have written a breathtakingly original and compelling dramatic thriller that features an unusual, fiercely intelligent protagonist who feels both human and accessible."
The CWA reader wrote: "This is an extremely strong story that effectively portrays the post 9/11 world from the unique perspective of a Muslim family... This is a fantastic screenplay: original idea, interesting characters, and a gripping story with a great theme..."