Essays


“Coming in on a Wing and a Lyre: Nathaniel Tarn’s Avia”

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars (March 2019).


Iran: Poems of Dissent

Introductory essay, Poetry International No. 18/19. (2013).


POETRY, Letter to the Editor

Poetry, Vol. 203, No. 1 (October 2013).


The Origins of a Text

The Harvard Review. (Spring 1995).


Reviews


“How Pirate and Parrot (Mis)Understand One Another” Review of The Pirate Who Does Not Know the Value of Pi, by Eugene Ostashevsky

Hyperallergic (April 2017).
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“Squaring the Circle” Review of CANTILENA

Hyperallergic (July 2016).
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Maudelle Driskell, Talismans.

The Collagist, Issue #65 (December 2014).
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Amirrezvani, Anita and Persis Karim, Eds. Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian-American Writers

The Harvard Review Online (September 2014).


Eliza Griswold, Tr. I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan

The Harvard Review Online (June 2014).


Heidi Lynn Staples. Noise Event

The Harvard Review Online (February 2014).


Niloufar Talebi, trans. BeLonging: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World

The Harvard Review Online. (January 2011).


Agha Shahid Ali. Call Me Ishmael Tonight

The Harvard Review. 25 (Fall 2003).


Sebastian Faulks and Jorg Hensgen. The Vintage Book of War Fiction

The Harvard Review. 24 (Spring 2003).


Agha Shahid Ali. Ravishing DisUnities: Real Ghazals in English

The Harvard Review. 20 (Spring 2001).


“Squaring the Circle” Review of CANTILENA, by John Peck Hyperallergic (July 2016)

C. P. Cavafy. The Essential Cavafy. Edmund Keeley and Phillip Sherrard, trans

The Harvard Review. 10 (Spring 1996).


The Cilappatikaram of Ilanko Atikal. R. Parthasarthy, trans.

The Harvard Review. 9 (Fall 1995).


Henri Michaux. Darkness Moves: An Henri Michaux Anthology, 1927-1984. David Ball, trans

The Harvard Review. 8 (Spring 1995).