Bushra Rehman’s mother says Bushra was born in an ambulance flying through the streets of Brooklyn. Her father is not so sure. Since there are no definitive records of the time of her birth, there is no real way of knowing, but it would explain a few things. Bushra is a vagabond poet who traveled […]
By Madeline Salinas “Ultimately, in Corona, Rehman’s strategy is to convey the complex gender dynamics of her culture by telling a variety of different stories, each exploring a different perspective on the relationships between men and women in relationships and families. To the colored women writers in the audience, Rehman says, “The more of us […]
By Kjerstin Johnson “Rehman uses humorous and honest powers of observation to tell more about America than any academic book, and reminds us that we come of age our entire lives.” Buy the Issue today!
By Alice Liang “The sharp irony of Corona begins with it’s title and continues through the novel’s short stories.” Read full article
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