The masjid wasn’t even close to finished, but our fathers were starting from the top and were building their way down.
Cathy Linh Che talks about her debut collection of poems, Split, and what it means to mimic flashbacks of war, immigration, and sexual violence.
Queens temples break from Western architecture and remake old buildings into new spaces for divine encounters
Swati Marquez interviews Bushra Rehman on her new work of fiction, Corona.
We’re singing our praises to Queens! Join Bushra Rehman and friends/writers/artists Jaishri Abichandani, Nadia Q. Ahmad, Jennifer Chowdhury, Dulani, Soniya Munshi, and Sa’dia Rehman for a multi-media, salon-style reading and celebration of Rehman’s new novel Corona,which was recently featured in Poets & Writers Best Debut Fiction issue. Accompanied by iconic images of Queens, these readers pay tribute to Rehman’s lyrical coming-of-age narrative as well as the borough they call home.