Jahanamiya: A New Feminist Lit Mag Publishing Work by Saudi Women

Thus far, each issue has centered on a theme “that is an element of Saudi culture”: Arabic coffee (summer 2015), ismik (winter 2016), and awlad (fall 2016).


Mecca: Portraits of the City in Two Recent Books

“None of us knows what it means to live next door to God’s holiest sanctuary, what it requires of us. Are we supposed to celebrate life? Or to fight against it?”