Creative Non-Fiction

The author as a young girl (right).

How to Sightsee in France with Your Teenage Son,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, March 2015.

“Boar Hunting In Tuscany,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, March 2014.

 “Abused in the Alps,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine September 2013.

“Naguib Mahfouz, Palace Walk and Old Cairo,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, March 16, 2012.

My First Job,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, June 4, 2011.

“A Morning of Light to You, My Darling (Sabah Al Khair Habiti): A Collage,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, April 28, 2011.

On the Hunt for Elusive Literary Game: The Premio Bagutta, Italy’s Oldest Literary Prize,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, March 31, 2011.

“Postcards from Italy: Venice, first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, February 2011.

“Postcards from Italy: Milan,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, February 21, 2011.

“Missing Dad—Again and Always,” first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, January 26, 2011. 

“Quality Time on the Bay of Silence, Sestri Levante, Italy,” first published in  Numéro Cinq Magazine, January 3, 2011.

 “What it’s Like Living Here,Milan Part II, first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, December 3, 2010.

“What it’s Like Living Here, Milan, Part 1, first published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, October 5, 2010.

 “The Dayroom–A Personal Essay,” by Inmate 6666666Z, Texas Department of Corrections, as told to Natalia Sarkissian. First published in Numéro Cinq Magazine, March 2011.