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Suffering is Not Enough

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began,  I had managed to remain quite calm. But last night, after reading a friend’s panicked FB post, I suddenly became anxious. It hit me that I might deliver the baby during this quarantine. (Baby is due early July). I wondered if I would be all alone in the hospital room,… Continue reading Suffering is Not Enough

Essays

On the healing powers of fiction in times of war

*This essay is based on a talk I gave on art in times of conflict. I would like to start by paying tribute to all the artists currently living in conflict areas, breathing life into spaces filled with blood. I’m in awe of their work and inspired by the opportunity they carve out in the… Continue reading On the healing powers of fiction in times of war