Image based on photo by Mohammad
Miracle on 55th Street
When you first arrive as a refugee in America...
December 24, 2003
sound of words
In words, in literature, we wrapped ourselves and waited
August 24, 2003
It’s high time we turned a deaf ear to those who misled
the nation for quarter of a century
May 29, 2003
you miss me?
December 7, 2002
chair of nails
Becoming a writer in a second language
November 29, 2002
by the Dead Sea
The currency of good cheer and high spirits is in equal demand.
The two nemeses, Arabs and Jews, seek it for different reasons
June 7, 2002
March 14, 2002
January 22, 2002
Seventh, Two Thousand and One
October 30, 2001
does the cloud rain?
February 13, 2001
December 21, 2000
December 8, 2000
Enjoy Shirin Neshat's thrilling art. But...
November 30, 2000
tale of the elusive octopus
November 8, 2000
of the night
October 25, 2000
October 12, 2000
more kids stuff
"The Circle" tackles women's issues without pseudo-poetic
September 29, 2000
Roya Hakkakian is the author of "Beh khaater-e aab"
("For the Sake of Water"), a widely-acclaimed book of
poetry first published in 1993 (Tasveer Publishers; second edition
1998 Par Books, Virginia, tel: 703-533-1727). Hakkakian came to
the United States in 1985 and is a freelance journalist with CBS
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