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Zohra Saed is a Brooklyn-based Afghan American poet, teacher, and co-editor of the forthcoming literary anthology Drop by Drop, We Make a River: Afghan Writings of War, Exile, and Return. She received her MFA in Poetry from Brooklyn College in 2000 and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in English with an emphasis on Afghan Diaspora Cultural Production at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has made appearances as a poet at the American Museum of Natural History, the Asia Society, Cornelia Street Cafe, MTV, WBAI Radio, WNYC Radio and numerous university campuses. Saed is on the Board of Directors for Afghan American Peace Corps, a non-profit organization reconstructing cultural and educational sectors in Afghanistan through partnership programs between Afghans and Americans. She is also the co-founder of Up-Set Press, an independent publishing house that showcases the works of marginalized voices. She serves as a cultural consultant on scripts focusing on Afghanistan and lectures on the topic of Afghan/Afghan American film and literature.
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Mariam Ghani
Tarek Ghani
Zohra Saed
Massoud Hosseini
Nassima Mustafa
Bibigol Ghani
Arian Mouj Sharifi
Soraia Ghani

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Mariam jan, Thank you for posting Masuda jan's writings. They were beautiful and it is so important for her voice to be published in something like the WP.
Posted By: zohra   June 6th, 2003 8:04 PM




Mariam jan, Thank you for posting Masuda jan's writings. They were beautiful and it is so important for her voice to be published in something like the WP.
Posted By: zohra   June 6th, 2003 8:04 PM



Farhad Ahad
Salam -- To continue the last post I sent a few minutes ago. Here is a bio I wrote with his sisters. Farhad Ahad (Jan 31, 1970 - Feb 24, 2003) Farhad Ahad was born to Abdul Ahad and Alia Ahad in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1970. He was a bright child and was an exceptional student especially when he attended Lycee Amani (Amani High School). He often considered his Amani years as the best of his life and (more . . . )
Posted By: zohra   May 30th, 2003 1:58 AM



Farhad Ahad
Salaam -- I wanted to add this article about my late friend Farhad jan Ahad. I have been writing a lot about him and trying to keep his memory alive through writing. He was a beautiful person and was very dedicated to Afghanistan. There are some Afghan Americans in Virginia who are trying to raise money to build a school in Kabul honoring his name. He was very precious not only to his friends and family, but to (more . . . )
Posted By: zohra   May 30th, 2003 1:50 AM



What can I offer?
I keep dreaming of Afghanistan. Each year, I dream a segment of a longer letter from Afghanistan. It began when I was 21 and I dreamt of watching a narrow street in Kabul from a rooftop from old Kabul. The dream has no action, no message, no movement. It is only me perched on the edge of a rooftop, watching the narrow path. There are no people in this dream. There is only yellow dust and an ancient feeling to (more . . . )
Posted By: zohra   May 11th, 2003 2:36 AM



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