Book Review | Cut from the Same Cloth: Muslim Women on Life in Britain edited by Sabeena Akhtar

The great thing about this collection of essays is that it gives Muslim women a voice of their own. This isn’t just a quick hit piece by an ambitious journalist to grab headlines while these topics are trending on twitter. It’s about taking back the narrative and removing the lens of white feminism that these women are all too often viewed through.… Read More Book Review | Cut from the Same Cloth: Muslim Women on Life in Britain edited by Sabeena Akhtar

Edmund de Waal’s Library of Exiled writers goes on display at The British Museum

Library of exile, the acclaimed installation by British artist and author Edmund de Waal featuring 2,000 books by exiled writers from Ovid to the present day is presented at the British Museum from 12 March – 8 September 2020. The temporary pavilion is designed as a place of dialogue and contemplation, with visitors encouraged to… Read More Edmund de Waal’s Library of Exiled writers goes on display at The British Museum

Silently Hoping at Applecart Arts: Award-winning play writer Iskandar R. Sharazuddin explores what it can mean to come from a mixed cultural heritage in a modern world

Finding your identity isn’t easy. It is what can make getting older so hard to do. There are so many aspects of yourself that you may end up questioning. Your sexuality, where you grew up, your parent’s heritage, your religious beliefs and even the job you do can all leave marks on the way you… Read More Silently Hoping at Applecart Arts: Award-winning play writer Iskandar R. Sharazuddin explores what it can mean to come from a mixed cultural heritage in a modern world

Book Review: We Have Always Been Here – Samra Habib’s Queer Muslim Memoir

We Have Always Been Here is the fantastic queer Muslim memoir of editor and photographer Samra Habib. In the book she details her life so far starting with her birth and early childhood in Pakistan. There are some beautifully written snapshots of her early life in the first part of the book. Her memories of… Read More Book Review: We Have Always Been Here – Samra Habib’s Queer Muslim Memoir