May 11, 2016
Today marks 35 years since the death of Bob Marley, a man whose music crossed racial boundaries and made reggae a global phenomenon. Bisha K Ali tells us why his legacy lives on for her.
Apr 21, 2016
Today marks 200 years since the birth of novelist and poet Charlotte Brontë. Bisha K Ali would like to say thanks for all the times she’s solved a dilemma by asking, ‘What would Jane Eyre do?’
Dec 15, 2015
Don’t think comics are for you? Think again, says Bisha K Ali, there’s never been a better time to get the comic book bug.
Nov 20, 2015
To celebrate National Short Story Week, Standard Issue is running a selection of short and (not always) sweet fictions. A little girl isn’t too keen on her Nan in Bisha K Ali’s grim and creepy tale.
Oct 16, 2015
When Bisha K Ali tapped out her frustrations in a Facebook post about all the nonsensical, contradictory things we’re told, she had no idea it would go viral. It’s ace and it did. She tells Standard Issue how it came about.
Dec 10, 2014
On World Human Rights Day, Bisha K Ali explains why we should all read On Liberty by Shami Chakrabarti, director of British civil liberties advocacy organisation Liberty.
Sep 26, 2014
More than 700 million people around the world were married as children. If we really want to end child marriage, says Bisha Ali, we need to change more than the law.