Review on of My Mother's Scribe by Rafiq Kathwari

Mouje, Mother and Motherland

Review published in The Wire, by Uttaran Das Gupta

A Kashmiri-American poet intertwines family, national and global histories to create a profoundly affecting book.

The poet extends his study, combining his family history with the history of Kashmir, the Indian subcontinent, and eventually the world. He does this through a series of epistles, purportedly written by his mothers to global figures, with him as the scribe.

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