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New York

  • Persian Girls:

    A Memoir

    by Nahid Rachlin

    Tarcher

    $14.95 List Price

    For more info visit:
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    Nahid Rachlin on tour for the book "Persian Girls: A Memoir"

    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC New York, Brooklyn March 17, Thursday, 3:30-5:30 PM Reading, PERSIAN GIRLS(Penguin), memoir-growing up as a young girl in Iran- Q&A, booksigning, reception (free and open to the public) English department St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street, Moroney Theater, 7th …

    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    New York, Brooklyn

    March 17, Thursday, 3:30-5:30 PM

    Reading, PERSIAN GIRLS(Penguin), memoir-growing up as a young girl in Iran- Q&A, booksigning, reception

    (free and open to the public)

    English department

    St. Francis College

    180 Remsen Street, Moroney Theater, 7th Floor

    Brooklyn Heights, New York, 11201

    Phone: 718.522.2300

    Subway connections: very close to the event address:

    2 and 3, 4 and 5, A, C all stop at Borough Hall

    R stops at Court Street

    Nahid Rachlin attended Columbia University MFA program on a Doubleday-Columbia Fellowship and then went on to Stanford University program on a Stegner Fellowship. Her publications include a memoir, PERSIAN GIRLS (Penguin), four novels, JUMPING OVER FIRE (City Lights), FOREIGNER (W.W. Norton), MARRIED TO A STRANGER (E.P.Dutton), THE HEART'S DESIRE (City Lights), and a collection of short stories, VEILS (City Lights). Her individual stories have appeared in about fifty magazines. One of her stories was produced by Symphony Space, Selected Shorts and was aired on NPRs around the country.

    Her work has received favorable reviews in major magazines and newspapers and translated into Portuguese, Dutch, Arabic, and Farsi. She has written reviews and essays for New York Times, Newsday, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times. In addition to Doubleday-Columbia Fellowship (Columbia) and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship (Stanford) she received other grants and awards, including the Bennet Cerf Award, PEN Syndicated Fiction Project Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts grant.

    She has been interviewed in magazines such as Poets & Writers and AWP Writers Chronicle, and TV such as Channel 13, and on NPRs such as Fresh Air, Terry Gross, All Things Considered. For more please click on her website: http://www.nahidrachlin.com

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