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: