2015 Books That Hooked Me: Nayyirah Waheed

2015 Books That Hooked Me: Nayyirah Waheed

I read a lot, but there aren’t a lot of books that grab me. Earlier this year, I discovered Nayyirah Waheed, and her reading her writing was a transformative experience for me. How she’s able to articulate layers of feeling with so few words is amazing.

“i bleed every month. but do not die. how am i not magic. – the lie”

I mean…

I keep a copy of salt. and Nejma with me on my Kindle.

Yes, it’s that real.

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