Corey Qureshi is a writer and musician based in Philadelphia. They're a Taurus who loves parenting, bread, Nintendo and generally cute animated things. They've published work in Voicemail Poems, Rigorous, bttr prss, and Imagoes: A Queer Anthology, among others. Find them at qboxo.github.io.
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Philly Fringe 2020: TONGUE presents ‘Currency’
The wild dance of the dollar
In TONGUE’s Fringe Festival entry, ‘Currency,’ we borrow the five stages of grief to explore capitalism. Corey Qureshi reviews.
Philly Fringe 2020: OhOk Performance Group presents ‘Do mirrors burn?’
Missing ourselves in others
OhOk Performance Group joins the Philly Fringe with an isolation-adapted video performance of ‘Do mirrors burn?’ that feels just right for quarantine. Corey Qureshi reviews.
Hulu presents season 2 of ‘Ramy’
Muslims in America
The second season of Hulu’s hit drama series ‘Ramy’ follows an Egyptian American family in New Jersey. Ramy Youssef’s protagonist makes a compelling antihero navigating violence, bias, and his own challenges with sex and love. Corey Qureshi reviews.
‘Transitional Times Transitional Body’ by M. Téllez
The bond of uncertain futures
'Transitional Times Transitional Body,' a Philly-based collection of speculative fiction, lifts traditional boundaries on bodies, relationships, and the choices we make to survive. Corey Qureshi reviews.
Philly Fringe 2021: Anastassia Vertjanova presents Unorthodox Methods of Cosmic Flight
A DIY trip into space and singularity
Unorthodox Methods is a loud, stimulating exploration in singlehanded accomplishments. Through humor, it explores ideas of lineage, work vs play, and when to accept help from others. Corey Qureshi reviews.