Connecticut Author Roya Hakakian On Her New Book, A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO AMERICA

Roya Hakakian came to the United States as a refugee from Iran when she was just a teenager.

Now, the Connecticut writer and poet has designed her life story to create a “guide” to the immigrant experience.

Right now, Hakakian is joining us to talk about her new book, A Beginner’s Guide To America.

We also want to hear from you. How did the history and experience of immigration in your family shape your experience as an American?


  • Rogia Hakakia – Writer, poet and resident of Connecticut. Her latest book is a Beginner’s Guide to America: For Immigrants and the Curious

Read below an excerpt from a BEGINNER TO AMERICA guide:

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