Amilah by Halima Hagi-Mohamed

By Halima Hagi-Mohamed

In Arabic, the note “Amilah” interprets into the act of being hopeful. In darkish occasions, we discover ease in giving up, and giving into our personal gloom and depression. Even via those darkish instances, we discover glimmers of desire. those glimmers are what encouraged Halima to put in writing Amilah.

“Amilah” is a booklet of fictional brief tales that explores tricky occasions within the lives of varied Somali american citizens. From a tender lady battling the damaging stigma of getting melancholy in her kinfolk, to a tender guy confronted with the echoes of an unsightly prior. In Amilah, characters are confronted with both succumbing to defeat or looking wish. “Amilah” is a glance into how wish can play a major position within the lives of the dejected and ever despairing.

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