by Alana Mohamed

What if we all lay down and everything was fine and no one died?


What if an immigrant got tired?

What if an immigrant was lazy?

I think that’s when they send a federal agent to your local masjid.

On PONTI by Sharlene Teo


In Southeast Asian film and culture, the pontianak has grown ubiquitous as an undead woman, cursed with immense beauty and monstrosity. This icon is at the center of Sharlene Teo’s Ponti, a novel that chronicles the lives of three misfit women.