Small Pieces

Thursday, May 18 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Micheline Aharonian Marcom and Fowzia Karimi will discuss their new collaborative book, Small Pieces.

Micheline Aharonian Marcom and Fowzia Karimi will discuss their new collaborative book, Small Pieces. This in-person event will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating.

About the Book: Small Pieces is a collaboration between novelist Micheline Aharonian Marcom and writer and visual artist Fowzia Karimi, pairing Marcom’s short stories—“miniatures” as Marcom calls them—with Karimi’s watercolors. The work is a conversation between two artists in text and image, side by side.

About Micheline Aharonian Marcom: Micheline Aharonian Marcom is the author of seven novels, including a trilogy of books about the Armenian genocide and its aftermath in the twentieth century. She has received fellowships and awards from the Lannan Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and the US Artists’ Foundation. She was a finalist for the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 2022. She teaches creative writing at the University of Virginia.

About Fowzia Karimi: Fowzia Karimi is a writer and an illustrator. Her illuminated debut novel, Above Us the Milky Way, was released in 2020. She has illustrated Faust by Johann Wolfgang van Goethe (translated by Zsuzsanna Ozsváth and Frederick Turner), The Brick House by Micheline Aharonian Marcom, and Vagrants & Uncommon Visitors by A. Kendra Greene. She is a recipient of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award.

Small Pieces will officially be released on June 13. You will have a special opportunity to purchase the book as an early release during the event on May 18. To pre-order the book, please see below for the New Dominion Bookshop book order form or call the shop at 434-295-2552.



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