Deena ElGenaidi

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Deena ElGenaidi is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn. Her work has been featured in Nylon, MTV News, Oprah Magazine, Longreads, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a novel and filming a web series. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @deenaelg


Cover Photo: Historical art featuring djinn—human-shaped creatures—working with humans
My Family’s Relationship with the Unseen

Maybe my dreams were trying to tell me something. Maybe I had what I liked to call, jokingly, “the ElGenaidi Gift.”

Mar 04, 2020