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Nahid Rachlin

Nahid Rachlin has published three novels, FOREIGNER (W.W.Norton), MARRIED TO A STRANGER (E.P. Dutton), HEART’S DESIRE (City Lights) and a short story collection, VEILS (City Lights). She has published at least fifty short stories in many magazines, including Shenandoah, Redbook, Prairie Schooner, and of course Virginia Quarterly Review. She had published essays in NYTimes, Natural History Magazines and other places. Her stories have been included in anthologies. She presently teaches creative writing at the New School University.


Far-Away Love

Farideh sat in the outdoor cafe, sipping her tea while her son, Bijan, stood by the pool in the center of the cafe, watching the fish tumbling in the water. They both needed rest. They had been going from shop to shop all afternoon for her to arran [...]