Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak: The gathering place of the djinni

February 2005 -

One can be multicultural, multilingual and yes, multifaith. Writing fiction necessitates thresholds. Literature thrives upon the desire to transcend, to move far beyond our boundaries 'be it in terms of national, ethnic or religious or gender identities. The ability to transform, to be as flexible and fluid as water, to step onto the thresholds...

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