Publication and Honors — Highlights

“Don’t Forget, This is Not You.” Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 24, Issue 1, June 2019.

“Untranslated.” In Tahoma Literary Review, Spring 2019.

“Forbidden” and “The Woman in the White Chador.” In Halal If You Hear Me: BreakBeat Poets vol. 3, ed. Fatimah Ashgar and Safia Elhillo. Haymarket: Chicago, April 2019.

“The Woman in the White Chador.” In Catamaran, Summer 2018. More info here.

“Sister Tongue.” Poem-Essay. Forthcoming, Grist Journal (2019), Runner-up for ProForma prize 2018. Honorable Mention in 2018 for International Literary Awards, Penelope Niven Prize for Non-fiction. Finalist in 2017 for Kurt Brown Prize, Non-fiction. AWP. Judges’ comments here.

Selected Poems, Here and Here

"Windstorm." Poem forthcoming in In Plein Air, an anthology of place, published by Poetic License, 2017. 

"Irrigant." Poem in Comstock Review, 2017

"We Were Never the Same." Poem in "This Thing Called Life," special issue of Delaware Poetry Review dedicated to the Music and Spirit of Prince, Spring 2017.

"Unspent, Spent." Poem in Porter Gulch Review, 2016.

"The Color of the Bricks." Lyric Essay in Tupelo Quarterly, Spring 2015.  Finalist for Best of the Net, 2015. 

"Advice for a Dictionary." Poem in Squaw Valley Review Poetry Anthology. 2015. 

"The Edge." Poem in Catamaran Literary Reader. 2014.

Poems and prose anthologized in Love and Pomegranates: Artists and Wayfarers on Iran (2013) and Let Me Tell You Where I've Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora (2006).