The Deacon

An evening with a young Eritrean deacon takes place nowhere, in particular, but in the depths of my heart.

Saeed: An Asmara Love Story

A foreigner and a handsome local meet at a dress shop. The foreigner requests a custom-made outfit. The local is a garment worker at the shop and now assigned to make the dress. What will happen once they lock eyes?

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Speak Your Mother’s Tongue

A random night of internet surfing led me to a Ted Talk which disproves myths surrounding adult language learners.