Bula, I’m Shafiya Mū! It’s nice to meet you.
I’m an Indian-iTaukei, Muslim-Buddhist, Queer, Trans Nonbinary, neurodivergent human that absolutely adores books of all sorts, especially #OwnVoices Queer and Asian literatures.
I created The Djinn Reader to be a semi-professional portfolio of my writings for submission to M.A. and M.F.A. programmes that I’ll be applying to in the coming year or so. Additionally, I wanted a fun space dedicated entirely to my journey with experiencing diversity in fiction, particularly works that mean a lot to me and my identity as a Queer, Asian human.
In addition to The Djinn Reader, I also run a modest, corresponding Bookstagram under the same title. It mostly shares life updates, miniature reviews, and musings on current reads.
Aside from being a student (Biology and Creative Writing) and a voracious bibliophile, I also love kitty-cats, masala chai and mithai, video games and anime, and spreading kindness in the world.