essays & poems

“vernacular as ethnographic refusal.” Copper Nickel. Forthcoming.

“i am trying to be the right kind” and “i keep waking up in america.” Shade Journal. Forthcoming May 2018.

where does grief live” and “baba’s song.” Tinderbox. June 2017.   

here, now” and “coming of age in arabish.” Diode Press. June 2017.

i lose my teeth in a recurring dream” and “reasons I do not like to be touched.” The Pinch Literary Journal Online. May 2017.

Arab Men I Have Loved in Passing” and “City Animals.” Baltimore City Paper. August 2016.

“Sahouri Living,” “ Elegy for Zahra,” and “Recipe for Mansaf.” Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America. Spring 2014.

Storytelling: Or, Autoethnography in the Academic Industrial Complex.” The Feminist Wire. September 2012.

“Occupied” and “Chicken” Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America. Spring 2011.

harlequeer romances, a queer futurity project