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Fariha Róisín



Fariha Róisín is a queer South Asian Canadian Muslim poet, essayist, novelist, and nonfiction writer. She is a deep trauma and sexual abuse survivor whose work about identity, self-care, racism, faith, trauma, finding beauty, and sociopolitics has appeared in The New York Times, Bon Appetit, and The Hairpin.

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Being in Your Body: A Journal for Self-Love and Body Positivity

What would life be like without the negativity surrounding our bodies? Body shame, reinforced by socially entrenched beauty norms and intensified by social media, is incredibly difficult to shake.

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Muslim Writer Shares Her Abortion Story | NowThis

‘Vulnerability is incredibly powerful and we just don’t use it enough’ — Muslim writer Fariha Róisín opened up about getting an abortion and the feelings of shame she dealt with for years.

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Like a Bird

A revolutionary story of empowerment and redemption, Like a Bird is the highly anticipated debut novel from Fariha Róisín, author of the poetry collection How to Cure a Ghost Taylia Chatterjee has never known love, and certainly has never felt it for herself.

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Fariha Róisín Turns Personal Trauma into Narratives of Cultural Resistance

Document takes you inside Róisín’s home as she talks beauty, recovery, and navigating cultural shame.

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The Necessity of Healing Through Poetry with Fariha Róisín

A reading of poetry for "How To Cure A Ghost," Fariha Róisín will also provide directives and questions on How and Why do we heal?

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How to Cure a Ghost

Fariha Róisín's debut collection of poetry fearlessly illuminates her experiences as a young, queer, Muslim femme navigating the vibrant, intimate joys and paralyzing obstacles of her intersectionality.

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Darian Hall and Elisa Shankle on Building a New Kind of Wellness Studio in Brooklyn

Darian Hall and Elisa Shankle wanted to create a space for growth in all its forms.

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Fariha Róisín Turns Personal Trauma into Narratives of Cultural Resistance

Document takes you inside Róisín’s home as she talks beauty, recovery, and navigating cultural shame

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Newest Magazine: Interview with Fariha Róisín & Raji Aujla - “My Body and Her Work”

Raji Aujla interviews writer Fariha Róisín about what informs her work and what inspires her as an artist.

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A Reading with Fariha Róisín

Fariha Róisín is an Australian-Canadian writer, editor and podcaster based in Brooklyn.

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