“The Shipwrecked,” by Moniru Ravanipour

“The Shipwrecked,” by Moniru Ravanipour

Read the title story by Moniru Ravanipour from The Shipwrecked: Contemporary Stories by Women from Iran.

An excerpt from The Last Soldiers of the Cold War

An excerpt from The Last Soldiers of the Cold War

Read the exceprt titled “Overnight, 130,000 People Flee Cuba for the United States and Defeat Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton.”

Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs

Native & First Nations Women’s Filmic Presence

Native and First Nations women work within the Hollywood system and outside it, countering age-old tropes with realistic portrayals of Native women and cultures.

AUDIO: Two Poems from “Standing on Earth,” by Mohsen Emadi

Listen to bilingual recordings of the poems by the author and Lyn Coffin.

“The Shipwrecked,” by Moniru Ravanipour
“The Shipwrecked,” by Moniru Ravanipour
An excerpt from The Last Soldiers of the Cold War
An excerpt from The Last Soldiers of the Cold War
Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs
Native & First Nations Women’s Filmic Presence
AUDIO: Two Poems from “Standing on Earth,” by Mohsen Emadi

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