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Micheline Aharonian Marcom and Fowzia Karimi

August 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

City Lights and Dalkey Archive Press celebrate the publication of

“small pieces”

By Micheline Aharonian Marcom and Fowzia Karimi

Published by Dalkey Archive Press

small pieces is a collaboration between novelist Micheline Aharonian Marcom and writer and visual artist Fowzia Karimi, pairing Marcom’s short stories (or “miniatures” as Marcom calls them—prose pieces of one page or less) with watercolors done by Karimi. The work is a conversation between two artists in text and image, side by side.

Micheline Aharonian Marcom is the author of seven novels, including a trilogy of books about the Armenian genocide and its aftermath in the 20th century. Her novels include The New American, The Brick House, and A Brief History of Yes. She has received fellowships and awards from the Lannan Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and the US Artists’ Foundation. She is a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.

Fowzia Karimi has a background in Visual Arts and Biology. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College, California. Her work explores the correspondence on the page between the written and the visual arts. She is a recipient of The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards (2011). She is the author of Above Us the Milky Way (Deep Vellum, 2020). She lives in Denton, Texas.

This event is made possible by support from the City Lights Foundation. To learn more visit: https://citylights.com/foundation/


August 15, 2023
6:00 pm


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