Editor’s Note: July 2018

July 2018 Statement of Birth By Shameelah Khan (Transcribed from a short interview over coffee with my mother) Name: Shameelah Khan (almost not though) Age: one week (according to my mother) Weight: 2.5 kgs (again- but my father slightly confirmed this) Race: X (my mother said that in 1992 it didn’t matter to have a […]

Odd Editor’s Note: February 2018

February 2018 By Shameelah Khan   This issue is dedicated to the memory of Hugh Masekela and Professor Kgositsile. May their blessed souls rest in peace. Where there is death, there is also life. This issue marks the 2nd birthday of Odd Magazine. We would thus like to say a very happy birthday to Odd […]

Odd Editor’s Note: January 2018

January 2018 By Amir Bagheri   It was in the middle of autumn in 2014; I was sitting on the very back seat of a minibus, that was driving down the curvy roads of Alborz mountain range. I was leaving  Masouleh (My favourite village in the world) after having spent two days there. I remember observing […]

Odd Editor’s Note: December 2017

December 2017 By Amy Loureth Worster Dear Odd Family, If, like me, you grew up in a Christian household, it’s likely that you’re familiar with the concept of a nativity set. For those who aren’t: a nativity set usually comprises a miniature stable and a collection of figurines representing Biblical characters, all of which, when […]

Editor’s Note: November 2017

Editor's note: November 2017

November 2017 Amir Bagheri Some of the fondest memories that I posses today, are my childhood memories at my grandparent’s home in downtown Tehran. The home that my mother, her father, and also her grandfather were all born in. A place that homes over a century of family history and endless stories that were told […]