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About Linda "iLham". Barto
The Arabic pen name "iLham" means 'divinely inspired', and rare inspiration is reflected in Linda's spiritual and philosophical art and writing. Linda writes with interfaith sensitivity interwoven with a sincere desire for harmony and unity within the world's faith diversity. She displays respect for all religions and focuses on the consonant values of peace, honesty, justice, charity, and integrity.
"Glad to be a hillbilly," Linda enjoys country living in the foothills of North Carolina with her pet husband, brats, and cats. She is a third-degree black belt in Shotokan Karate and Japanese Kobudo.
Having served during two wars, Linda is a veteran of the United States Air Force and North Carolina Air National Guard. She was a decorated soldier having been awarded the National Defense Service Medal (twice), the Air Force Commendation Medal (twice), the North Carolina National Guard Achievement Medal, the George Washington Medal of Honor, and the NC Adjutant General's Commander's Coin.
Talented in several forms of art and writing, Linda was a featured author at the 2009 Book Expo America (NY). The National Association of Professional and Executive Women elected Linda as its 2010 Woman of the Year in the category of authors.
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Linda “iLham” Barto is an author and illustrator with a background in graphic arts. Her books include The Bible and the Qur’an at the Edge of Renaissance, Where the Ghost Camel Grins, Ramadan Rhapsody, and Memoirs of a Hillbilly Muslim. She has also rendered the entire Qur’an at a fifth-grade reading level for children. Follow Linda on her Amazon Author Page.