Cover Photo: Eid al Adha prayer in Qatrun, Libya, 2015 / photo courtesy of Abdulhadi Soliman
Eid al Adha prayer in Qatrun, Libya, 2015 / photo courtesy of Abdulhadi Soliman

TinyLetter of the Month: Nour Naas, “Absence”

“to hear the arabic phrases i haven’t heard since mama died, and to remember so much from them. to feel loved because i feel seen.”

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Nour Naas is a Libyan writer living in Vallejo, California. She is a VONA/Voices fellow and is currently at work on a collection of essays exploring her grief in the aftermath of her mother's death and the Libyan revolution.