“You aren’t always going to be incredibly lucky or incredibly devastated. It is not black or white. I wanted there to be a space for randomness.”
ALQ contributor Shahd Alshammari will be in conversation with Archna Sharma (Neem Tree Press) about her new memoir ‘Head Above Water’.
Join afikra as they interview academic, author & researcher of illness narratives and disability studies Shahd Alshammari on the afikra Conversations series.
“As a disabled female academic living with (and researching) MS, I sat down with the author to discuss her novel’s gendered elements of disability. In particular, I wanted to know more about her position as abled-bodied author and her choice of MS as the protagonist’s disease.”