The BookBrowse Review

Published September 16, 2020

ISSN: 1930-0018

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Ava Homa
Ava Homa

Ava Homa Biography

Ava Homa is a writer, journalist, and activist specializing in women's issues and Middle Eastern affairs. She holds an MA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Windsor in Canada. Her collection of short stories, Echoes from the Other Land, was longlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Prize, and she is the inaugural recipient of the PEN Canada-Humber College Writers-In-Exile Scholarship. She was born and raised in the Kurdistan Province in Iran and now divides her time between Toronto and the Bay Area. Daughters of Smoke and Fire is her debut novel.


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Interview

Ava Homa discusses her recent novel, Daughters of Smoke and Fire, with writer Ayelet Tsabari.

In Daughters of Smoke and Fire, Leila—a young Kurdish woman living in Iran—finds herself in grave danger when she launches a campaign to find her missing brother Chia, a political activist who follows in the footsteps of their father, who was tortured and imprisoned for his views.



This interview first aired on Lithub as part of their Rekindled series.



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