Mini Author Q&A ft Kasim Ali

Kasim Ali’s Good Intentions is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated debuts of the year. A sincere and eye-opening exploration of love, responsibility and being true to yourself beneath the heavy gaze of family and community obligations and expectations. A heart-wrenching and beautifully told debut novel about love, family obligation and finding your way. NurContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Kasim Ali”

MVP’s Most Anticipated Books (part one)

Inspired by all the very exciting 2022 lists floating around, we’ve pulled together some of our most anticipated books by Muslim creatives coming out this year. Get your bank cards/Apple Pay/PayPal/piggy banks ready, people. These are books publishing in the first half of the year – be sure to keep an eye out for aContinue reading “MVP’s Most Anticipated Books (part one)”

MVP Book of the Year 2021

To kick off the new year, we wanted to spotlight a 2021 title that stood out amongst the rest. This was a challenging task because 2021 has been an exceptional year for Muslim creators — with The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed being shortlisted for both the Costa Novel Award and the Booker Prize, followedContinue reading “MVP Book of the Year 2021”

Mini Author Q&A ft Saadia Faruqi

Yusuf Azeem is Not a Hero explores this from the perspective of a passionate, intelligent and warm young Muslim boy weighed down by the expectations of the world. It’s a heart-wrenching and eye-opening exploration of identity, grief and discovering who you are in a world quick to label you, and finding the strength to beContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Saadia Faruqi”

Mini Author Q&A ft Ayisha Malik

A beautiful story with an equally stunning package, Ayisha weaves a story of sisterhood, which, paired with Erika Meza’s beautiful artwork makes for an unforgettable read. Erika’s illustrations paired with your writing makes for such an wonderful read. How did you find working on such a heavily illustrated project? I actually wrote the story beforeContinue reading “Mini Author Q&A ft Ayisha Malik”