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Episode 165: Mizna: Queer + Trans Voices


Zeyn Joukhadar, author of The Map of Salt and Stars and The Thirty Names of Night, joined us to talk about the process of guest editing the Mizna: Queer + Trans Voices collection!  Zeyn also talks about the writing of his novels, the importance of a space for queer folks in SWANA communities, and more.


Nailah Taman, Program Director of Mizna, also joined us for this episode to talk about the process of making the Queer + Trans Voices issue come together.  They discuss the work that Mizna does, their role in the organization, and more!

Follow Zeyn on IG: Zeyn_joukhadar
Nailah:  Everything_coming_up_roses
Mizna:  Mizna_arabart

https://mizna.org/journal-slider/mizna-21-1-queer-trans-voices/

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Episode 131 [in English]: We Want It All


Andrea Abi-Karam joined for an episode to talk about WE WANT IT ALL: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics – Andrea co-edited the anthology with Kay Gabriel.  The anthology includes work by intergenerational trans poets against capital and empire.  Andrea read one of their pieces on this episode; we also touched on the ways this year has shifted and impacted creativity and focus.  Andrea also shared their love of rollerblading that has emerged!

The book, coming out in November, is available for pre-order from Nightboat Books!

Follow Andrea on IG @wolf_hour

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