Photography: Tyahra Angus (@ afrocenteredmedia )

Photography: Tyahra Angus (@afrocenteredmedia)


Hassan Ghanny is a novelist and music journalist who currently resides in Boston, MA. He writes at the intersections of identity, diaspora, and culture with works that also address trauma and healing. His personal essays have been featured in INTO, The Caribbean Writer,, and Burnt Roti, while his music journalism has been published in Cuepoint and The West Indian Critic.

Hassan hails from the 973, can cook you up a mean batch of vegetable curry on demand, knows how to deconstruct critical theory and also ride the dollar bus, and is available as both a features writer and a freelance baklava taster. He enjoys articulating the radical and revolutionary potential of Eurodance and 2000s era women pop and RnB singers as a hobby. He is currently working on an anthology of short fiction entitled DIASPORA GOTHIC as well as on perfecting his tostones technique.

Follow Hassan on Twitter @hassan_ghanny and Instagram @diaspora.gothic for more.