Radio Interview

Poet extraordinaire Purvi Shah is now hosting a women’s radio show on Jus Radio. Earlier this year, she kindly invited me to talk about being a woman writer and being part of a team that founded UpSet Press. Here are my stories of how I emerged from public school ESL student to a grassroots indie […]


Uzbek Performance in Boro Park

It was purely by chance that I met Husniya xon at the pharmacy near my home in Midwood, Brooklyn. Turns out that she is an accomplished actress and directed a cultural center back in Tashkent. Although the Uzbek I speak and the Uzbek she speaks is different in tempo and cultural influence. Luckily, I understood […]