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 a teenager.

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

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

We want to hear from you too. How has your family’s history and experience of immigration shaped your experience as an American?


  • Roya Hakakian – Author, poet, and Connecticut resident. Her latest book is A Beginner’s Guide to America: For Immigrants and the Curious

Read an excerpt from A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO AMERICA below:

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