Writing on the Walls

Kundiman Poets – Writing Race & Belonging: A Live Monument Over the summer, in the midst of research and rest of the summer, I was part of this poetry project with Kundiman poets. On Governor’s Island, we came together to write poetry on the walls. Part of Writing on it All project — 10 poets constructed […]

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The Statues Are Laughing:

Leeza Ahmady, curator of Central Asian art and films and  video artist, Mariam Ghani teamed up to bring these wonderful classic Afghan films and newsreel footage from Afghan films to the Guggenheim Museum. As the images and films percolate for a longer article, I’m right now enamored by the visuals from this film: Feature: Mujasemaha […]

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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 […]

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