Tag: Saed, Zohra

‘My Homeland’: A Poet’s Quest to Help a Family Flee Afghanistan

Zohra Saed was an infant when her family, ethnic Uzbeks, fled Afghanistan because of the Soviet-Afghan war, a conflict that killed many of her relatives. But she absorbed her parents’ stories as she grew up in Brooklyn, using them as she became a poet and editor who preserves the literature of Afghan writers. Three years […]

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