Somalia

November 15, 2022

The enigmatic American-Somali novelist, poet, and academic on her new memoir The White Mosque, literary hybridity, and the “dystopian hypocrisy” of social media.

June 27, 2022

With his queerness and community as shield, the Somali writer is the rare artist who considers himself art. “We can be as weird and wonderful and brilliant and badass as we want to be,” he says in his first in-depth interview in eight years.

December 11, 2021

The debut author and nurse on her new memoir The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert, the multiplicity of life, and the potential of stories.

July 23, 2021

Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head will arrive 11 years after her first chapbook Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth.

July 19, 2021

In the Somali writer’s debut novel, a tense dynamic between a gifted reclusive lesbian artist and her punk hijabi protégé.

June 14, 2021

The Somali-British writer’s third novel revisits a real-life wrongful murder conviction, 70 years ago in Cardiff.

November 15, 2022

The enigmatic American-Somali novelist, poet, and academic on her new memoir The White Mosque, literary hybridity, and the “dystopian hypocrisy” of social media.

June 27, 2022

With his queerness and community as shield, the Somali writer is the rare artist who considers himself art. “We can be as weird and wonderful and brilliant and badass as we want to be,” he says in his first in-depth interview in eight years.

December 11, 2021

The debut author and nurse on her new memoir The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert, the multiplicity of life, and the potential of stories.

July 23, 2021

Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head will arrive 11 years after her first chapbook Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth.

July 19, 2021

In the Somali writer’s debut novel, a tense dynamic between a gifted reclusive lesbian artist and her punk hijabi protégé.

June 14, 2021

The Somali-British writer’s third novel revisits a real-life wrongful murder conviction, 70 years ago in Cardiff.

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