My name is Abu. There are countless narratives and experiences building day by day within us, and I feel art through any medium achieves a form of personal expression that we may find difficult to delineate normally. We may come from polar opposite extremes in every regard, but our differences should be a way to communicate and connect with each other, not push us away.
In the midst of chaos, be comfortable with yourself.
My name is Abubakar Mohammed, mainly known as Baker, and I am a senior Civil Engineering student at Qatar University.
Ayah Ziyadeh is a Palestinian- American writer and a human rights activist and advocate.
Youmna Saeed is a sophomore at the University of Texas at Dallas studying Sociology. Given her identity as Sudanese-American Muslim woman, her artwork strongly reflects the struggles and triumphs her people have faced. “Although I dream of becoming a lawyer, my writing allow me to amplify the voices of the unheard, speak justice, and promote messages of unity and strength.”
Amid the uncertainty of this novel coronavirus global pandemic, everyone in the world is facing tremendous pressures from either school, work, or life in general. Nadia Al-Hinai decided to share a piece of writing she wrote that she believes many students today can relate too.
Growing up with a multi religious and Multi ethnic background. Is one the most liberating things about my life, growing up with no stereotypes and basically have very little to unlearn as I grew up, I never acknowledged or recognized that till I grew up and went into the real world, a federal university up north.
Lujain Assaf I’m Lujain Assaf, a communication major at Northwestern University in Qatar. Writing is a passion I have had for years growing up, specifically writing short stories and (attempting to write) novels. My writing has always been to write authentic stories that raise awareness on different social issues while also providing readers an escape…
Evelyn is a rising senior at the University of Colorado Boulder and is majoring in Critical Media Practices. She holds a passion for writing and storytelling to develop creative projects.
I write to tell stories. I write because words feel make me feel like I am part of everything outside, inside, and around me. It is through words that I can speak for and to souls.
Abdulbasit Abubakar Adamu who is popularly known as AB Wordsmith is a writer, storyteller and journalist living in Kaduna, Nigeria. He is currently a Mentor and the Social Media Director for Poetic Wednesdays; an online literary movement aimed at improving literary activities in Nigeria.
This free-thinking piece talks about the author’s experience leaving his hometown at an early age and growing up feeling confused about where he came from. He describes his struggle with self-identity along with the turning point that helped him get past it, allowing him to come up with his own definition of “Home.”
Ibrahim Abazid The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are — Carl Jung Most of the times whenever I’m making a creative work for myself, school or even someone else, I often find myself faced with a question. It is rather a challenge. A challenge that whether the work I’m producing…