Adiba Jaigirdar

Adiba Jaigirdar is an Irish-Bangladeshi writer, poet, and teacher. She resides in Dublin, Ireland and has an MA in postcolonial studies. She is currently working on her own postcolonial novel and hopes that someday it will see the light of day outside of her computer screen. Twitter: @adiba_j

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Celebrate Eid with these great Muslim characters.

How Long Is Too Long To Borrow Books?

Don’t Dismiss Jane Austen as a Writer of “Silly Things”

Whatever else Jane Austen was doing, she certainly wasn’t writing books about silly things. She was, in fact, writing books that gave voices to women.

Failed Attempts to Book Club

One reader's disappointment with book clubs.

Reading Harry Potter with my Older Brother

Though my feelings about Harry Potter may change, the connection I share with my brother about the series will probably never change.

How Readers Can Help Grenfell Tower Victims

An online auction called Authors for Grenfell Tower has been set up to raise money for the British Red Cross to support the victims of the fire.

Is Dystopian Fiction Failing Our Globalised World?

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How Reading Diverse Books Can Change a Writer

"While I was devoted to the world of books, the literary world was never devoted to me."

Trigger Warnings Matter

On trigger warnings, compassion, and mental health.