Tag: poetry

The Kindergarten Teacher with Maggie Gyllenhaal

Netflix’s “The Kindergarten Teacher” Never Talks About Race. It Should.

"The Kindergarten Teacher" — the dark new Netflix drama starring Maggie Gyllenhaal — is about disenchanted teacher Lisa and her growing obsession with her student...
South Asian poets to read

Three South Asian Poetry Collections to Add to Your Reading List

Poetry is currently experiencing a renaissance in the United States and readers are reaping the benefits. A June 2018 study from the National Endowment...
Rupi Kaur Talks to Emma Watson

Three Things we Learned From Emma Watson’s Conversation With Rupi Kaur

Actress Emma Watson recently sat down with Canadian poet Rupi Kaur for an in-depth conversation on taking chances, womanhood, feminism and art. Watson posted...
Poet Nikita Gill

Poet Nikita Gill on Reimagining the Classics in her Book ‘Fierce Fairytales’

As children, it was impossible to escape classic fairytales, whether in the form of storybooks or Disney films. For many, as adults, it’s equally...
Priscila Uppal

Canadian Poet Priscila Uppal Dies at 43

Celebrated writer Priscila Uppal — who was once dubbed "Canada's coolest poet" — died this week at the age of 43.Uppal had chronicled her...
AAWW's "This is Not the Dawn: Poetry of Partition"

Remembering the Pain of Partition Through Poetry

A group of poets of South Asian descent came together to mark the 71st anniversary of partition through their art.This week, which also marked...
The poet Ruby Dhal

Poet Ruby Dhal Explores Love and Loss in ‘A Handful of Stars’

In Ruby Dhal's upcoming poetry collection "A Handful of Stars," she delves into the meaning of true love and what it is like to...
Poet Adeeba Shahid Talukde

Poet Adeeba Shahid Talukder Explores Beauty, Family Expectations, and Love in Latest Collection

In her new chapbook ‘What is Not Beautiful,’ poet Adeeba Shahid Talukder examines how love can be a life changing force in life. The...

4 Novels by Muslim South Asians You Should Check Out This Eid

As Muslims around the world gather to celebrate Eid later this week, we thought it would be the perfect time to read some of...
Author Bushra Rehman is set to release her first collection of poetry.

Poet Bushra Rehman Searches for Home in ‘Marianna’s Beauty Salon’

In her new book of poetry “Marianna’s Beauty Salon,” Bushra Rehman delves into the meaning of girlhood, the feeling of being an outsider, and...