Nadia Tueni: Fall 2012 Release from UpSet Press

This summer I’ve had the great luxury of time and the gift of an iPhone 4s. So, I’ve photo documented the process of copyediting the late Lebanese poet, Nadia Tueni’s (1935-1983) poetry collection: The Blond Texts + The Age of Embers translated from the French by Amir Parsa. The photos are from June-July 2012 and […]


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 […]