Quantcast

Posts Tagged: muslim

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

By

“The difference with memorializing my story is that I have invited others to live it, for a moment.”

...more

Making a Shelter of Language: A Conversation with Bhaswati Ghosh

By

Bhaswati Ghosh discusses her debut novel, VICTORY COLONY, 1950.

...more

Dark and Light at the Same Time: A Conversation with Fariha Róisín

By

Fariha Róisín discusses her debut novel, LIKE A BIRD.

...more

Beyond Anger and Sorrow: On Poetry, Pleasure, Politics, and Offense

By

A poetry of coalition building: how would that sound?

...more

The Lonesome Home: A Conversation with Aria Aber

By

Aria Aber discusses her debut poetry collection, HARD DAMAGE.

...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #220: Jennifer Steil

By

“Ultimately art is about making sense of our brief lives on earth.”

...more

That Little Bit of Magic: A Conversation with Ramiza Shamoun Koya

By

Ramiza Shamoun Koya discusses her debut novel, THE ROYAL ABDULS.

...more

Breaking Out of Likability: A Conversation with Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

By

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh discusses her new book, STOP TELLING WOMEN TO SMILE.

...more

Be a Reed in the Wind: Talking with Aisha Sharif

By

Aisha Sharif discusses her debut collection of poetry, TO KEEP FROM UNDRESSING.

...more

Rumpus Original Fiction: The Christmas Party

By

I laugh. My laugh, this thing that sounds better on somebody else.

...more

Terror Is a Faggot with Halal Sausages Strapped to His Chest

By

Dishonesty became a form of protection.

...more

A Parcel of Stories: Hard Damage by Aria Aber

Reviewed By

The speaker in Hard Damage, it seems, is writing herself to life.

...more

Finding the World Within

By

Secrets are expectations passed down over silent years.

...more

Talking Haram Auntie Poetics: A Conversation with Fatimah Asghar

By

Fatimah Asghar discusses the new anthology she co-edited, HALAL IF YOU HEAR ME.

...more

Love, Marriage, and the Bicultural Identity: Talking with Huda Al-Marashi

By

Huda Al-Marashi discusses her new memoir, FIRST COMES MARRIAGE.

...more

Unglued from Time: Shahriar Mandanipour’s Moon Brow

Reviewed By

An enjoyable and thought-provoking read, Moon Brow trades on its striking and unusual formal features to allude to the complexities and consequences of war.

...more

Complicating Narratives: A Conversation with Bushra Rehman

By

Bushra Rehman discusses her new poetry collection, MARIANNA’S BEAUTY SALON.

...more

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #147: Saadia Faruqi

By

“If you can’t really tell the whole story in five thousand words, are you really a writer?”

...more

Two Extraordinary Books: Bullets into Bells and Inquisition

Reviewed By

The obscenities and tragedies of American life pile up with speed, and in quantities, that are appalling.

...more

The Story We Have Yet to Tell: Talking with Haroon Moghul

By

Haroon Moghul discusses How to Be a Muslim: An American Story, his own religious journey, and the blessings that come with being an outsider.

...more

Death, Satan, and Cats: A Conversation with Rabih Alameddine

By

Rabih Alameddine discusses his newest novel, The Angel of History, surviving the AIDS epidemic, and the role of religion in his life and writing.

...more

Spaces of Exception vs. Spaces of Redemption: The Films of Ana Lily Amirpour

By

Diasporic communities live inside a host nation, but they also live with difference.

...more

TORCH: An Alien, Ineligible for Participation

By

That a bumbling demagogue would be able to take this institutional racism and weaponize it is, then, not really a surprise. The seeds for this hate were planted a long time ago.

...more

Home Is Here

By

There is no singular Muslim story, no definitive identity for the entire religion. […] Here, four women discuss what it’s like to be a minority in America in 2017, post-9/11 and post-Trump.

...more