Sitting With Grief in Sham-e-Ali Nayeem’s Debut “City of Pearls”

January 29, 2020

My first overseas journey was to Hyderabad, India at age one. I slept under the kind of net that you cover cakes with, a holdover of a home that once filled with the smells of baking. In my senior year of high school, I wrote an essay about the relationship between my nana – my … Read More