MVP’s Most Anticipated Books (part two)

Here is a list of some of our most anticipated books by Muslim creatives coming out later this year. Get your bank cards/Apple Pay/PayPal/piggy banks ready, people. These are books publishing in the second half of the year – for books that published in the first half of the year, check out our part oneContinue reading “MVP’s Most Anticipated Books (part two)”

Mini Author Q&A ft A.M. Dassu

A.M. Dassu’s Fight Back is her latest children’s fiction book, following on from internationally acclaimed Boy, Everywhere, which published to rave reviews – including being listed as one of The Guardian’s, Bookriot’s, Kirkus’s, American Library Association’s Booklist’s, CLPE’s and BookTrust’s Best Children’s Book of the Year. We had the pleasure of asking A.M. Dassu some questionsContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft A.M. Dassu”

Ramadan Means … by Radiya Hafiza

What does Ramadan mean to me? It feels difficult to find one word but I think ultimately, for me, it’s about TRYING. Ramadan is the time for me to try and be a better Muslim, to get closer to Allah, to pause and take account of myself, and particularly my heart. Where am I? WhereContinue reading “Ramadan Means … by Radiya Hafiza”

Ramadan Means … by Adiba Jaigirdar

Two years ago, when Ramadan happened in the midst of lockdown, I remember mentioning to someone this Ramdan was particularly difficult because of covid. They seemed surprised. They asked why it would be difficult. After all, wasn’t Ramdan fasting? Abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset? I could understand why an outsider toContinue reading “Ramadan Means … by Adiba Jaigirdar”

Ramadan Means … by Nafiza Azad

All relationships, no matter how slight or intimate, need work to be maintained. Especially if, as I have come to discover, that relationship is with the divine, with Allah (swt). So this year, the one word that will encompass Ramadan for me is IBADAH. Being born Muslim, I often felt shoved into a religion everyoneContinue reading “Ramadan Means … by Nafiza Azad”