Anyone who’s ever been to Comic-Con—or any of the multitudes of other conventions—knows that cosplaying is half the fun. For all Hijabis out there though, finding a hijab-friendly costume is THE CHALLENGE of a lifetime. The truth is much of the source material that makes up the bedrock of geekContinue Reading

When Gravity Fails: A Review of George Alec Effinger’s Novel Gwendolyn Bellinger George Alec Effinger’s cyberpunk novel, When Gravity Fails, allows his readers to explore an innovative and intriguing futuristic world, one dominated by brain modifications, sex changes, and a string of gruesome murders. Our novel’s hero, Marîd Audran, isContinue Reading

Book Launch: Haris A. Durrani presents Technologies of the Self with Sahar Ullah Friday, April 15 at 6 – 7:15 PM McNally Jackson Bookstore, NYC RSVP via Facebook Haris A. Durrani talks with academic and fellow storyteller Sahar Ullah (Columbia University, Hijabi Monologues) about Muslims and Latinos in literature, genreContinue Reading