Summer 2011 Editors’ Favorites List

One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American writers EDITED BY Zohra Saed AND Sahar Muradi (The University of Arkansas Press, 2010) A remarkable stand-out anthology offering poetry, fiction, essays and selections from the blogs of photographers Masood Kamandy and Gazelle Samizay. Editors Zohra Saed and Sahar Muradi state in their introduction, “This […]


Upset Press in the News

Upsetting Brooklyn by Eleanor J. Bader When Zohra Saed was a child, her father frequently spoke about two things: Islam and Afghanistan, her family’s country of origin. She found his stories riveting. In fact, she loved them so much that she started writing stories and poems of her own. “I’d go to the elementary school […]