Cover Photo: The book cover for "Love Is An Ex-Country," which is a road winding through the mountainside; and a photograph of the author, a woman with full brown hair laughing, her tattoos showing underneath a cardigan patterned with tubes of lipstick
Cover art by Catapult; photograph by Wajiha Ibrahim

A Conversation with Randa Jarrar, Author of ‘Love Is An Ex-Country’

“There were awkward motel and Airbnb moments involving my dog and other people’s pets. But I’m glad I have a record of those, even if I wasn't able to elevate them into art.”

Love Is An Ex-Country

Love Is An Ex-Country

Megha Majumdar: The book is so beautifully about joy. Where have you been finding joy these days?

Photograph by Wajiha Ibrahim

Cover art by Catapult

Get your copy of Love Is An Ex-Country here.

Megha Majumdar is a senior editor for Catapult Books, and the author of A Burning.