Fatimah Asghar is a Pakistani-Kashmiri poet, writer, and co-creator of the web series ‘Brown Girls,’ which is currently in development with HBO. Her new book of poems, ‘If They Come For Us,’ released this week. Ahmed talks to her about the challenges and joy of creating for your own community, depicting queer love on screen, and what so many people get wrong about being an orphan. Buy Fatimah’s new book, “If They Come For Us”: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/565781/if-they-come-for-us-by-fatimah-asghar/9780525509783/ Watch “Brown Girls” here: http://www.browngirlswebseries.com/episodes/ Follow Fatimah @asgharthegrouch Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads Follow the show on Twitter (@seesomething), Facebook (facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast), and Instagram (instagram.com/buzzfeedseesomething). Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Our music is by The Kominas, follow them @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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