God in Pink (Paperback)

By Hasan Namir

Arsenal Pulp Press, 9781551526065, 240pp.

Publication Date: November 17, 2015

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Description

Lambda Literary Award winner, Best Gay Fiction

A revelatory novel about being queer and Muslim, set in war-torn Iraq in 2003. Ramy is a young gay Iraqi struggling to find a balance between his sexuality, religion, and culture. Ammar is a sheikh whose guidance Ramy seeks, and whose tolerance is tested by his belief in the teachings of the Qur'an. Full of quiet moments of beauty and raw depictions of violence, God in Pink poignantly captures the anguish and the fortitude of Islamic life in Iraq.

Hasan Namir was born in Iraq in 1987. God in Pink is his first novel.



About the Author

Hasan Namir: Hasan Namir was born in Iraq in 1987 and immigrated to Canada with his family. He has a BA in English from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, where he won the Ying Chen Award in creative writing. God in Pink is his first novel.