Identity Politic Confessional

How we read (or don’t read) work by marginalized identities

Noor Hindi
Mar 17, 2020 · 13 min read
Illustration by Carmen Johns

I’I’ve never been to Palestine though I write about it all the time. I don’t always know the difference between ع and غ in Arabic. I don’t know how to wrap a keffiyeh around my neck. I don’t like hummus. I’d rather read George Abraham or Lena Khalaf Tuffaha than canonical writers like Darwish. I am still trying to…