ESSAYS & REVIEWS

“The Salesman” Review of Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar winning movie — Guernica

“Unveiling of Self” — Prairie Schooner: Women and the Global Imagination

Translating Walt Whitman — Best American Poetry

Seven New Generation African Poets– Best American Poetry

Injuring Film or Opera With Bad Subtitles — Best American Poetry

Flowers: A Marriage of Poetry and Music in Iran — Best American Poetry

The Shift Circle — Best American Poetry

The Dwelling of the Damned– Best American Poetry

Simorgh, Thirty Birds: On Translating Farid ud-Din Attar — PEN America

Poetry Can’t Be Arrested  — Institute for Policy Studies

I Have Sinned  — Best American Poetry

Word to World  –Best American Poetry

The Transformative Power of Literature  –Best American Poetry

Review of Wisteria–Poems from the Swamp Country by kwame Dawes —Sable (U.K.)

Review of  Without an Alphabet, Without a Face, by Saadi Youseef, stranslated by KhEaled Mattawa   –The Daily Star Lebanon 

Review of The Good Daughter by Jazmin Darznik  – Los Angeles Review of Books