Chats Ep. 6: On Qurratulain Hyder's sci-fi story "Roshni ki Raftaar"
Time traveling from 1960s India to early modern Egypt with the acclaimed Urdu writer Qurratulain Hyder.
· NUR NASREEN IBRAHIM
An reading of the late Urdu writer Qurratulain Hyder's short story "Roshni ki Raftaar" by Nur Nasreen Ibrahim & Zuneera Shah, editors at SAAG. Featuring time travel, women in science, sci-fi traditions in Urdu compared to those in English, and much more.
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Zuneera Shah is a gender & development professional and writer based in Lahore.
Nur Nasreen Ibrahim is a journalist and writer currently a Margins Fellow at the Asian American Writers Workshop, and a television producer formerly at Al-Jazeera and Patriot Act. She is based in Brooklyn.