Category: poetry

In Conversation with Nadia Misir: on Archives, Reclaiming Grammars, Poetry in Ordinary Moments, the Politics of Commutes, and Social Media

Nadia Misir is a writer from Queens, New York. Her writing explores “diaspora, intimacy, grief, and growing up Guyanese in Queens.” Nadia’s work has been published in QC Voices, POETRY, Kweli Journal, and more. 

Read Amanda’s interview with Misir and how she navigates the otherness and longing of diaspora.

Sorjo Book Review: Sad Girls, A Sad Offering of Teen Literature

Davina Dang wrote a review on the novel, Sad Girls, by Lang Leav. According to Goodreads, the book is about the protagonist Audery. School is almost out for Audrey, but she begins to struggle with panic attacks are just beginning as she told a lie and leads to a death of her classmate, Ana. Things starts to spin out of control as she meets a boy named Rad who could turn it all around. “But will their ill-timed romance drive her closer to the edge?” Read Davina’s review on her honest opinion on Sad Girls!