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Detox | Navigating ‘same-name’ confusion
What is a name, and what do you do when you share it with someone you don’t even know?
Learning the proper posture to become an internet imposter while reading Impostures
Matthew Chovanec | These days we’re all trying to hide on the internet.
A crisis of desire: Noor Naga on her debut poetry collection ‘Washes, Prays’
Sara Elkamel | When Alexandrian writer Noor Naga won the prestigious Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers in 2017,
Detox | Issue 06: Two Nobels, a revolutionary manifesto and Quentin Tarantino
This week: A chat with writer Haitham El Wardany and Ahmed El Sabagh's monthly playlist "Tafneeta."
Detox | Issue 05: In light of current events
For days, the air was filled with tension, excitement and, at times, panic.
Poem: Tahrir
Jehan Bseiso | It means one day we will set ourselves free.
Pâro
Three contributions to our series on mental health
Poem: For Young Arab Lovers*
Jehan Bseiso | *This title recalls and subverts the Western gaze
Language, diaspora and suffering: In conversation with poet and aid worker Jehan Bseiso
Lara El Gibaly | I have dilemmas about not losing my Arabic, not sacrificing the Arabic language at the altar of English
 
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Opinion
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Five metaphors on healing
Suffering is not sacrifice and the body is not a machine. The pain is not yours alone