Searching for Uncle Hakeem . . .

Searching for Hakeem Khan, son of Na’eem Khan, Sar Mamoor (deputy Police Commissioner) of Jalalabad City in the 1960s, later Sar Mamoor of Charikar, then in the 1970s Commandant (Police Commissioner) of Kabul 1970s. Childhood friend of father.  Graduated Kabul University.  Loved literature (like me).  Last heard when father was in Riyadh (1979, after the […]


Gallerie Journal Issue #23: Understanding Afghanistan NYC Launch at AAARI April 9th

UNDERSTANDING AFGHANISTAN International Gallerie’s 23rd Issue: Vol. 11 No 2 Come join us for an evening of “Understanding Afghanistan” Date: April 9th Time: 6-8pm Hosted by AAARI (Asian/Asian American Research Institute) CUNY Co-Sponsored with The Association of Iranian American Writers 25 West 43rd Street 18th Floor New York, NY 10036 Phone: 212-869-0182 Fax: 212-869-0181 E-mail: […]


SAWCC’s 6th Annual Literary Festival: March 6 and March 7, 2009

Stranger Love: SAWCC’s Sixth Annual Literary Festival March 6–7, 2009 A two-day series of readings, panel discussions, and writing workshops featuring South Asian writing that explores love between strangers and love that is strange. This year’s festival, Stranger Love, calls to mind accidental encounters and provocative attractions that defy the boundaries of social expectation. Through […]