Articles tagged Ayesha Raees
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Apple: Two Poems by Ayesha Raees

By Ayesha Raees | October 23, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

There was a longing / in the carvings of the / knife my mother held / against the fruit. She / peels with quiet / permission.

Introducing the 2018-2019 AAWW Margins Fellows

By AAWW | May 17, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

These four writers will spend the next year writing fiction about Iraq beyond war, creative nonfiction on diasporic women’s silences around trauma, memoir about legacies of abuse and the Cultural Revolution, and poetry of displacement and loss.


By Ayesha Raees | March 20, 2018 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

The floor broke apart / the tasbeeh into ninety / nine beady reflections / and my mother is still / able to fake a surprise / when she can’t locate / them all.

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