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Aboudaken | Visual Art

Aboudaken | Visual Art

Aboudaken My work dissects dominance, aggression and power dynamics through the lens of a culturally-enforced binary system. The Middle Eastern fem confronts pressure from both Western and Arab culture. There are rigid expectations enforced upon Arab femmes from both...
Collected Love Stories | Nonfiction

Collected Love Stories | Nonfiction

I I remember your Jeep, lipstick-red and volume up, the feeling of you gunning it under my seat, speeding over the lake extending endless on either side of the one-lane road. The sunset painted the sky pink, and I remember thinking this is perfect, he is perfect, life...
No Guarantees | Fiction

No Guarantees | Fiction

**TW: mentions of violence against LGBTQ people and people of color**   Rodney held the papers up to his face next to the bulb dangling above the kitchen table to read the fine points of terminating parental rights and responsibilities. In the murky glow, his...
Consorts | Fiction

Consorts | Fiction

**TW: self-harm mention** We’re cross-legged on Angel’s bed, her last four phones spread out in front of us. She tells her mother that her latest stopped working and she gets a new one. I’m at least three models behind her. I pick up her iPhone 6....