Yusra Amjad reads out her winning entry, ‘Big, Little’. The short story examines a young relationship and a young woman’s perspective on it, turning the tables on the ‘traditional’ perspectives by interjecting a strong female narrator into the proceedings, awakening to her sexuality and her needs, which are often at odds with her partner’s.Read More
Yusra Amjad was born and raised in Lahore and is currently pursuing her Bachelorâ€™s in English Literature at Forman Christian College. She is 20 years old.
“Female empowerment does not look the same in every society; it does not even look the same in two different women.” Yusra Amjad, The Missing Slate’s Poet of the Month for January, in conversation with Camille Ralphs.Read More
“I see cracked brown hands/ pick a pair of amrood/ on two stems kissing like cherries.”
Weekend poem (May 11), by Yusra Amjad.