Maha Khalawi

Maha is a Graphic Designer, an artist, an entrepreneur, a logical creative, if that paradox exists. Her work is inspired by both daydreams and night dreams. She has a soft spot for start-ups, frozen yogurt, and a good book on the beach.

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A Different Species by Nada Purlo

Different Species

Creative Non-Fiction
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Saudi women have a complicated relationship with men, to say the least. Primarily, we’re taught to respect our fathers, to trust them and the leadership of our patriarchs without question.

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Salon of Approval

Creative Non-Fiction

“They were always talking about destinations – losing a few pounds, getting a higher professional position, or perhaps trips to Paris, London, or Istanbul. They talked fearlessly about what they wanted…”

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An Acquired Taste

Creative Non-Fiction

“It takes a while to get used to such brutal honesty in a world full of mujamalat and friendliness so superficial it borderlines the surreal. “Prozac nation,” my sister calls it.”