Year of Saving Self by Ramna Safeer
About the author:
Ramna Safeer is a Pakistan-immigrated and Toronto-bred writer and lawyer. She cares deeply about her brown womanhood and hopes to cultivate spaces where others can feel as protective of their own unfiltered selves. She wrote this collection nearly four years ago, when she was grappling with what it meant to honour all her selves. Her essays, which focus on racial discourse, cultural critique and the diaspora, have previously appeared in places such as The Huffington Post, Gal-Dem Magazine, Sophomore Magazine, and Reel Honey Magazine. Her poetry has appeared in Room Magazine, Big Lucks Magazine and Lake Effect 8.