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The Things I Would Tell You

‘Battleface’ by Sabrina Mahfouz

To celebrate the launch of The Things I Would Tell You (Saqi Books) we have an exclusive extract from the short play ‘Battleface’ by Sabrina Mahfouz. Sabrina Mahfouz is a British Egyptian playwright, poet and screenwriter. She was awarded the 2014 Fringe First Award for her play Chef and her first p…

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Arifa Akbar

Wasafiri welcomes Arifa Akbar as Deputy Editor

Wasafiri would like to welcome Arifa Akbar as the new Deputy Editor of the magazine. Arifa Akbar is a journalist, literary critic and columnist. She is also the curator of ‘M-Fest’, a Muslim festival of books and ideas launching at King’s Place, London, in September 2017. She is the former literary…

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FEATURED EVENT

Muslim, Female and Feminist: In Words and Images

What does it mean to be Young, Muslim and feminist today? Is the West obsessed by the way Muslim women look? Can we look beyond the veil to women’s relationship to faith, faithlessness, fashion and liberation? Join us for readings and a panel discussion on Muslim identities, photography and literature in this event hosted by Wasafiri Magazine and chaired by its deputy editor, Arifa Akbar.

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