We live not just in a culture but a world of success. All my stories deal with the “mediocre” people, who are left out. Ultimately, that may be just about all of us.
“By now Nermina understands the presence of the white UN vehicles throughout Sarajevo will do little to stave off the siege; only these men who drive the trucks—Bosnian Muslims and Croats—have a chance of delivering Nermina and the others to the relative safety of the airport tunnel.”
by Shoba Viswanathan
“You should write about what you don’t know about what you know. So yes I gave my Mother character a few of my things, as a place to start. I needed to start from a place of familiarity to explore the unknown. ”