Sulayman X is an American writer and journalist who converted to Islam in the early 1990s and spent many years living in Asia.

He is the author of the Lambda-nominee Bilal’s Bread, Adventures of a Bird-Shit Foreigner, One Night in Bangkok: The Short Stories, Tears of a Dragon and King of Storms.

His Way of the Cross: A Thomas Noel Mystery is forthcoming in July, 2012.

Sulayman X often writes on the intersection of sex and religion.