Mention the name Hayedeh to an Iranian and many will say she is one of the greatest singers of all time. Even Iran’s former queen or Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi called her the ‘Persian Maria Callas’. Read more »
Dr. John Colarusso is a world renowned Professor of Linguistics and Mythology whose long standing area of interest has been the Caucasus. When acting as an adviser to the Bill Clinton administration on the wars in the Caucasus, he was instrumental in starting a plastic surgery programme for women who were injured from both sides of the Abkhazian – Georgian War. In an interview with Saida Panesh, Dr. Colarusso discussed his scientific research into the language of the Circassians, a mysterious group of people aboriginal to Sochi, host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Three amazing Poets grace our latest offering: Dana Crum, Yolanda Isabel Regueira Marin and Mariska Araba Taylor-Darko
Val B. Russell
Women and men, conjugated verbs in a physical universe. Each individual striving to express the spiritual experience of coupling, through the rise and fall of the clay footed icons of matrimonial union. One after another, each is toppled until we are left with only truth in the ashes of our deepest regret and desire. Read more »
Seven Poets this month grace Tuck’s pages for your profound pleasure: Stephen Fitzsimons, Ilona Martonfi, AJ Huffman, Pearl Ketover Prilik, Susan Fanoga Cobrado, April Salzano and Shelby Stephenson all offering words to breathe alongside your thoughts
War is terrible, on both sides; always. If our god is with us and their god is with them then it can only lead to a bloody stalemate.