Fariha Róisín-How to Cure a Ghost

Fariha Róisín


Fariha Róisín is an Australian-Canadian writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She has written for The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Vice, Fusion, Village Voice and others. Fariha is currently working on a her first novel, entitled Like A Bird.


How to Cure a Ghost

How to Cure a Ghost by Fariha Róisín is a collection of poems exploring Róisín’s experience as a young, queer, Muslim femme navigating the difficulties of her intersectionality. Simultaneously, the compilation unpacks the contentious relationship that exists between Róisín and her mother, both platonic and romantic heartbreaks, and the cognitive dissonance felt as a result of being so divided among her broad spectrum of identities.

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