Story and Chai

My latest blog post in Story and chai, a creative space for readers and writers of non-majority lit, with a primary focus on Muslim narratives.

My Shelfie

Knowing They Shelf”

I’m not big on the whole selfie thing. Don’t get me wrong. I like taking pictures.  I just feel super awkward taking ones of my self and then posting them online. I guess I’m more of a loner bookworm than denizen of the many social-media sites dedicated to self-celebration. I tend to talk about what I “like” rather than share the results of the latest BuzzFeed quiz describing what cheese or bathroom I am.  But I’m also willing to give it a try.  So if taking a BuzzFeed survey is grounds for self-celebration, then here comes the narcissism… (Read more at

Knowing Thy Shelf