Tag: art

Every Girl Needs a Boat on Fathers Day

Every Girl Needs a Boat on Fathers Day
I have always shied away from writing a piece on Fathers Day. It seems a day for perfect fathers, fathers who fit the larger than life model found on the features pages of Sunday publications. My father was not that kind of father. Still, I loved him and know he did the best he could.... Read more »

An Artist Talks About Iran

An Artist Talks About Iran
“Silence has its own voice for those who listen.” Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran, tweeted me those words in November of 2014 after I published Iran: When a Voice is Silenced. At the last moment, the person I had lined up for the post pulled out, deciding it was too risky to speak with me. I ran... Read more »