Quaranzine: A Workshop with Malaka Gharib - Believer Magazine

Quaranzine: A Workshop with Malaka Gharib

by Malaka Gharib
April 15th, 2020

On April 10, 2020, The Believer hosted a digital workshop lead by comics artist Malaka Gharib. You can pick up a copy of Malaka’s book I Was Their American Dream from our friends at Bookshop, where proceeds will help benefit The Believer and independent bookstores.

Follow the instructions in the video below to create a zine about your time in quarantine. Share the result using the hashtag #quaranzine and tag @believermag

Answer each of the following questions to create an eight-page Quaranzine:

  • Page 1: Title Page
  • Page 2: What part of your life has changed the most since living under lockdown?
  • Page 3: What’s been the hardest part of living under lockdown?
  • Page 4: What are some things that have given you joy?
  • Page 5: What is something new you learned about yourself or others during this time?
  • Page 6: What do you miss about life pre-corona?
  • Page 7: What’s the first thing you want to do post-corona?
  • Page 8: What gives you hope about the future?


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