Samira Noorali, J.D.
Samira R. Noorali, J.D., is an Austin-based writer, editor and teacher. She started down the path of creative writing as a youth, writing poems on metaphysical concepts like the process of transition and the survival of consciousness. In 2006, she graduated summa cum laude from University of Houston with a Bachelor's in English (concentration in Creative Writing) and Psychology. A well-rounded writer, Samira has been published in Poetry Nook Magazine, has won awards for appellate advocacy while a Juris Doctor candidate at Pacific McGeorge School of Law, and has served as a staff writer for ITL News. In 2013, Samira published A Simple Rebirth, an anthology containing 38 illustrated poems, which explores recovery from sexual assault. She transitioned A Simple Rebirth into stage play format earlier this year.
She publicly shares her intensely private experiences as a speaker and writer in order to help others find their voice through various artistic mediums. She has conducted a multi-state tour for poetry performances and presently facilitates seminars and workshops on writing, healing, and the psychology of the Hero's Journey at University of Texas.
Samira joined RecoveryView in May 2014 and is committed to advancing the website’s mission of serving the community of professionals in the addiction recovery industry. Samira will be authoring a column entitled “Artistic View” here on RecoveryView.com in addition to serving as our Creative Editor.
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