Sharjah International Book Fair

Sahar Muradi and I will be vlogging from the Sharjah International Book Fair Oct. 26-Nov. 1 (Although festival goes on til Nov. 6). We will be debuting One Story, Thirty Stories (Afsanah, Seesanah): An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature at #SHJIBF More details soon! Sharjah International Book Fair 2010


A Recap of Spring 2010

A day long bike ride in Marine Park, Brooklyn formally marks the end of the Spring 2010 semester! Highlights of this semester, teaching American Literature & History at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Student presentations were so beautiful that I documented them to share. I’ll be posting in the Teaching Portfolio section the photos, family […]


Week in Review Oct. 23-Oct. 27: Afghan Voices

The City University of New York hosted three panels featuring Afghan/Afghan-American activists, writers, and poets. These four days were some of the most transformative days for me. Afghan and Afghan-American experiences differing and sometimes disagreeing with one another is not always seen. I was very fortunate to have co-curated these panels with Padmini Biswas for […]