S2 EP 2 | Bonus episode: Beyond the label : Navigating Worlds As A Muslim Writer + Critical Muslim

Back at it with a bonus episode to spoil you after such a long hiatus. We are talking about what it means to be a Muslim writer.

We discuss:

- The launch of the Critical Muslim issue 30: West Africa on May 15th at LSE. Register here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/launch-of-cm30-west-africa-at-lse-tickets-61150405509

-What is a Muslim writer ?

- Anti-blackness and perceptions of Muslim writers

- West Africa's rich cultural historical links to the Islamic world


Books mentioned:
- Elsewhere, Home by Leila Aboulela
- So long a letter and Scarlet Song by Mariama Bâ.
- Born on A Tuesday by El Nathan John
-Seasons of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim
-Black Docker by Sembene Ousmane
-Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih
-The Wedding of Zein by Tayeb Salih
-Too Black to Be Arab, Too Arab to be Black’ by Leena Habiballa publishes in ‘From the Lines of Dissent’ published by Media Diversified.
-Zaynab Alkali


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