“I will keep on writing even if they bury me in a grave.
I will go on writing even if they take away my pen and paper.
I will write on the wall, on the surface of the earth,
on the disc of the sun and the face of the moon.”

—Nawal El Saadawi.


El Saadawi, Nawal. The Nawal El Saadawi Reader, New York: Zed Books, 1997.