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On March 7, 2014, Moniro Ravanipour read from her work-in-progress and subsequently answered questions posed by audience members at the City of Asylum. In this Q&A on Sampsonia Way, Moniro explains her writing style, the journey to America, her thoughts on the "sound" of English vs. Farsi, and she Read more... Read more...

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