Nabilah Khan

Speaking with Arunava Sinha about Sanya Rushdi’s ‘Hospital’: A translator extraordinaire

"...it is our responsibility to contribute to ways in which more translators can work well, be compensated fairly and find the work worthwhile enough to continue doing it"

1w ago

Of language and free will

'We are truly prisoners of the mind', says Sanya Rushdi, the author-narrator of Hospital (Giramondo Publishing, 2023)

1w ago

A perfect cup of literary ‘saa’

Priyanka Taslim greets me with a gentle smile as we meet over Zoom. She is eloquent and our conversation flows organically, akin to an adda over a cup of saa (cha).

1m ago

Nearness

How do you think I feel every time I find you hovering over the door to my classroom? Like when you’re the only passenger riding up a lift, and then it suddenly stops.

3m ago

Of language and sexism: We are what we speak

Amanda Montell states that gender is directly linked to power in many cultures, as is language. It’s just that we are unable to identify the difference. People use language to express gender. Gender also impacts a person’s speech and how that speech is perceived.

3m ago

A sip of sweet, comforting 'saa'

Review of Priyanka Taslim’s ‘The Love Match’ (Simon and Schuster, 2023)

4m ago

A fixed strand of identity: in conversation with Amal Awad

As a Palestinian-Australian, you’ve stressed the importance of telling stories about everyday Palestinians. Why is it important to tell such stories?

4m ago
June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Speaking with Arunava Sinha about Sanya Rushdi’s ‘Hospital’: A translator extraordinaire

"...it is our responsibility to contribute to ways in which more translators can work well, be compensated fairly and find the work worthwhile enough to continue doing it"

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Of language and free will

'We are truly prisoners of the mind', says Sanya Rushdi, the author-narrator of Hospital (Giramondo Publishing, 2023)

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

A perfect cup of literary ‘saa’

Priyanka Taslim greets me with a gentle smile as we meet over Zoom. She is eloquent and our conversation flows organically, akin to an adda over a cup of saa (cha).

March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024

Nearness

How do you think I feel every time I find you hovering over the door to my classroom? Like when you’re the only passenger riding up a lift, and then it suddenly stops.

February 21, 2024
February 21, 2024

Of language and sexism: We are what we speak

Amanda Montell states that gender is directly linked to power in many cultures, as is language. It’s just that we are unable to identify the difference. People use language to express gender. Gender also impacts a person’s speech and how that speech is perceived.

February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024

A sip of sweet, comforting 'saa'

Review of Priyanka Taslim’s ‘The Love Match’ (Simon and Schuster, 2023)

January 25, 2024
January 25, 2024

A fixed strand of identity: in conversation with Amal Awad

As a Palestinian-Australian, you’ve stressed the importance of telling stories about everyday Palestinians. Why is it important to tell such stories?

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