In the Shape of the Rabbit by Amita Rao

Illustration by Divyakshi Kedia There was no one at the drive-through window, so they sat simply and looked at each other. The fluorescent lights from inside cast a bright yellow triangle through the glass, past Darren’s own window, into the car, and spilled all over his lap. She watched the light carefully until a shrouded figure … Read moreIn the Shape of the Rabbit by Amita Rao

A Proustian Moment by Ndimu Grignon

Illustration by Andrea Miranda The rhythmic tapping onto the table began to irritate me. My eyes flicked up from the menu I was perusing. Tap-tap-tap. I searched for the accuser and landed on a young woman, her ring was taking the lead and I began to feel the rhythm on my temple and the teeth … Read moreA Proustian Moment by Ndimu Grignon

Diaspora Disconnections with the aid of Technology Part III – واحدة واحدة by Mary Barghout

Moving slowly and deliberately can be its own revolution, to take time to pause, reflect, listen to your body and spirit. In a series of small steps, align your actions and decisions with the life you are creating. In this way you can fight against a sense of hurry and rush and rashness that today’s global … Read moreDiaspora Disconnections with the aid of Technology Part III – واحدة واحدة by Mary Barghout

In Capitalist America, House Hunts You by Arsha Adarsh

“What about this one?” Kat holds up their phone. On the screen: a sprawling, old-style wooden ranch house nestled in half a square acre of disheveled grass. We’ve been searching for three weeks now; the landlord’s pressuring us to leave and we’re starting to get desperate. Affordable three bed places are thin on the ground … Read moreIn Capitalist America, House Hunts You by Arsha Adarsh

Review: Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi) by Miranda Mlilo

“The family is like the forest: if you are outside, it is dense; if you are inside, you see that each tree has its own position”.  This Akan Proverb is the way author Yaa Gyasi begins her debut novel, a heart wrenching multi-generational story that follows the lineage of two sisters from Ghana in the … Read moreReview: Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi) by Miranda Mlilo

A Chameleon, Unveiled by Sabrina Choudhary

Illustration by Divyakshi Kedia My childhood memories of St. Patrick’s Day consist of my mom baking soda bread, decking me in plastic shamrock jewelry, and forcing me to wear green. “It’s the only way people will know you’re Irish,” she would explain. It was a holiday for celebrating a heritage that I knew next to … Read moreA Chameleon, Unveiled by Sabrina Choudhary

Write the f*cking book by Nancy Azcona

April of 2021 was an immense month for me. Overall, this entire year has been monumental, but April definitely had a lot going on. Between podcasts, performances, and my birthday, I also released my first book Corazón De Seda in April. And though busy feels like an understatement at this point, the sleepless nights have felt … Read moreWrite the f*cking book by Nancy Azcona

The Vegetarian isn’t really about vegetarianism by Annoushka Clear

TW: rape, eating disorders Surprise, it’s an exquisite, haunting metaphor. The Vegetarian, winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2016, is Han Kang’s first novel translated from Korean into English, by Deborah Smith. Originally released as three separate ‘novelettes’, Kang published them together for the first time in one volume in 2007 with Changbi Publishers, … Read moreThe Vegetarian isn’t really about vegetarianism by Annoushka Clear

Echo Chambers & Filter Bubbles Rely on Social Media Algorithms To Survive by Paola Fernandez

Echo chambers have caused more miscommunication than productive discourse. Imagine an elementary playground where the only group of kids are exposed to what the leader says and does. They mimic the behavior and comments the leader displays. There are no other groups of kids playing except them. The kids start to bounce the same ideas … Read moreEcho Chambers & Filter Bubbles Rely on Social Media Algorithms To Survive by Paola Fernandez

Blueprint of (Nostalgia) by Sherin Nassar

can’t keep a journal so I track my mood thru monthly playlists  When I want to remember where I was during a certain point in time in my life, I go to Spotify and listen to the playlist I created that month. A habit I can’t break, I’ve made monthly playlists since 2016 when I … Read moreBlueprint of (Nostalgia) by Sherin Nassar

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