Read an interview with Dina Nayeri
Somewhere safe in a callous world on BookPage.
Read Dina Nayeri’s article
The indoctrination of a young girl for The Los Angeles Times.
New York Times
Read Dina Nayeri’s review of
A Good Country for The New York Times.
The New Yorker
Read Dina Nayeri’s article
My Father in Four Visits Over Thirty Years in The New Yorker.
Refuge was included in the June 12 issue of Time, where it’s featured as one of
“Seven New Novels That Will Take You Around The Globe”.
Refuge was on BookPage’s “Trend Report” for the “12 Best Novels of Immigrants and Refugees”.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune included Refuge in their Big Summer Books recommendation guide.
Refuge is featured as one of the “Beach Reads” in the June/July issue of W Magazine!
Read Dina Nayeri’s article “I made a statistical game out of dating: could I crack the formula for love?”, in The Guardian.
Listen to Dina Nayeri’s interview on The Current about “the ungrateful refugee”.
Read Dina Nayeri’s article The ungrateful refugee: ‘We have no debt to repay’ in The Guardian.
Read Dina Nayeri’s article How Love Ends: Scenes from a Refugee Hotel in Electric Literature.
New York Times
Read Dina Nayeri’s article After London Attack, Living Between Cultures in the New York Times.
Read Dina Nayeri’s story “A Faded Sense” included in Electric Literature’s picks for The Five Stages of Grief.
REFUGE included in 34 Books by Women of Color to Read this Year.
New York Magazine
Read Dina Nayeri’s article An ugly snow day at Harvard Business School in New York Magazine.
Visit Dina Nayeri’s NEA Writer’s Corner Page.
New York Times Magazine
Read Dina Nayeri’s article My Divorce, My Father, My Mistake in New York Times Magazine.
Dina Nayeri has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship for 2016.
Dina’s essay “Scenes from a Refugee Hotel” was published in Epoch Magazine.
Read Dina’s article “The Naked Truth: My Total Vulnerability Experiment” in Marie Claire.
Travel and Leisure
Read Dina’s article “Red Light, Green Light: Amsterdam’s Changing Red Light District” in Travel and Leisure.
The O. Henry Prize Stories
Dina’s short story “A Ride out of Phrao” chosen for The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015
Read Dina Nayeri’s article The Complicated Beauty of the Persian Nose in Vice Magazine.
Read Dina Nayeri’s short story A Faded Sense on Electric Literature (Recommended Reading).
Wall Street Journal
Read Dina Nayeri on Keeping Up with Her Peace Corps Mom for the Wall Street Journal.
Los Angeles Review of Books
Read Dina Nayeri’s review of The Pomegranate Lady and her Sons for the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Alaska Quarterly Review
Dina Nayeri’s “A Ride out of Phrao” is the lead short story in the
Fall & Winter 2013 issue of Alaska Quarterly Review.
Read Dina Nayeri’s article The Most Intimate Sense: Notes from a Fragrant Book Party on Vice.
The Daily Beast
Read Dina Nayeri’s article An Exile Searching for Home on The Daily Beast.
Brooklyn Quarterly / Salon
Dina Nayeri’s publisher Riverhead voted “most feminist publisher” (The New Republic). See the list of sensational women writers.
Project Gravitas campaign with writers Dina Nayeri, Jen Percy and Mira Jacob to support Afghan Women’s Writing Project.
Read Afternoons in the Stacks, by Dina Nayeri on the Penguin Blog.
Read Dina Nayeri’s article Back in the Game on Marie Claire.
Read Dina Nayeri’s flash fiction piece, Um Girassol da Cor do Seu Cabelo, in Guernica/PEN.
Read Dina Nayeri’s interview in Donna Moderna (Italy).
Best American Non-required Reading
Dina Nayeri’s short story Arya published in Alaska Quarterly Review was chosen as a notable story for The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013.
The Best American Short Stories
The excerpt of A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea published in The Southern Review was chosen as a notable story for The Best American Short Stories 2013.
Read Dina Nayeri’s article Wall Street needs an MFA on Salon.
Read Dina Nayeri’s interview in the Chicago Tribune.
Dina Nayeri featured in Elle Magazine (France).
Listen to a radio interview with Dina Nayeri, Dina’s French editor Déborah Kauffmann, and Dina’s translator Valérie Bourgeon on Fréquence Protestante (France).
Dina Nayeri featured in La Croix Magazine (France).
Dina Nayeri featured in Woman Magazine (Germany).
Archetype interview with Dina Nayeri on The House of the Mosque.
Dina Nayeri discusses her work and the writing process with Host Alberto Rios.
Reuters Q & A
Read Q & A with Dina Nayeri on Reuters – Book Talk: Story of the twin sister left behind in Iran.
Watch Dina Nayeri read at Prairie Lights
Watch an interview with Dina Nayeri at AuthorMagazine.org.
The Lit Show
Dina Nayeri discusses her debut novel, A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea on The Lit Show.
Center for Fiction
Read Dina Nayeri’s piece On Writing Space for Writers on Writing/centerforfiction.org.
Dina Nayeri featured in the series By Heart in The Atlantic.
Dina Nayeri’s article Divorce from my best friend on Salon.
Milli Millu Confidential
Dina Nayeri featured on Milli Millu.
Art Info Interview
Read the Art Info Interview: How I Write: Dina Nayeri.
International Women’s History Month Literary Festival
Dina Nayeri discusses the intersection of place, time and culture in literature and in the lives of women at the International Women’s History Month Literary Festival. Listen to the podcast here.
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea is on DC Spotlight’s “Top 10 February Books to Know”.
Literary New England Radio
Listen to Dina Nayeri and NBCC nominees on Literary New England Radio.
Listen to an interview with Dina Nayeri on Radio National.
Dina Nayeri Discusses Authenticity and Research at ALA Midwinter.
Daughter of the Revolution: An Interview with Dina Nayeri in the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Vogue magazine.
Book Notes Series Playlist
Read about Dina Nayeri’s Book Notes music playlist for her debut novel, A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea. You can also stream the playlist at Spotify.
Vanity Fair Magazine
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea featured in the March 2013 “Hot Type” section of Vanity Fair magazine.
Discover Great New Writers
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea has been chosen for the Barnes & Noble Spring 2013 Discover Great New Writers Program.
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea reviewed in the February/March 2013 issue of Bust magazine.
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea featured in the February 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.
Story “Akh Joon” in the Winter 2013 issue of Triquarterly
Michigan Quarterly Review
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea Excerpt in the Winter 2012 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review.
The Southern Review
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea Excerpt in the Spring 2012 issue of The Southern Review.
Alaska Quarterly Review
Short story “Arya” in the Fall 2012 issue of Alaska Quarterly Review.
Granta New Voices: Dina Nayeri
Published on granta.com Sept 3, 2012 New Voices highlights the best emerging talents on granta.com. The latest in the series is Dina Nayeri, whose fiction here tells of a migration from Iran to the Midwest of America, the new role a doctor father finds himself in and the family’s attempts to find a place in this new community. Her piece here is extracted from her second novel in progress, In Transit. Her first, A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea, will be released by Riverhead Books in February 2013. The publication of ‘In Transit’ by Nayeri comes the day after New Voice Henry Marsh was announced. You can read an interview with Nayeri here.