Nazanine Hozar

A graduate of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia, Nazanine Hozar is currently finishing her first novel on the lives of a complex set of characters during the 30 years leading up to the Iranian Revolution of 1979.

Saudi in the city

In the corner of Kayan Mediterranean Cuisine, Mohammad plays oud, a Middle-Eastern guitar-like instrument. He sings, his tender but masculine bravado filling the room. My friends and I can’t...