Roya Hakakian

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Roya Hakakian was born in 1966, is a poet, a journalist, a blogger. Discover Roy’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and Career Updates. Learn how wealthy she is this year and how she spends her money? Also, discover how to earn the most net worth at the age of 54?

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OccupationPoet, journalist, writer
Age54 years old
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Born1966 Tehran, Iran
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BirthplaceIran
NationalityUnited States

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Timeline of Roya Hakakian

2019

Hakakian came to critical attention as an author for her 2004 memoir, Journey from the Land of No. Her memoir’s publication was hailed by Yale University’s Professor Harold Bloom as the debut of a writer with “a major literary career.” Her essays on Iranian issues have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and on NPR. Her April 7, 2019 opinion piece “There are two types of hijabs. The difference is huge,” co-authored with Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad for the Washington Post, was named one of the best Post op-eds of 2019.

Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran (Crown) was a Barnes & Noble’s Pick of the Week, Ms. magazine Must Read of the Summer, Publishers Weekly’s Best Book of the Year, and an Elle magazine’s Best Nonfiction Book of 2004. It also won the Persian Heritage Foundation’s 2006 Latifeh Yarshater Book Award, and is the 2005 winner of the Best Memoir by the Connecticut Center for the Book. It has been a Freshman Experience Book at several colleges throughout the US and has been translated into Dutch, Spanish, and German. It was selected by The Guardian as the top 10 books about Iran in 2020.

2015

On February 2015, Hakakian’s Gmail and Facebook accounts were hacked, as well as her personal cellphone. It is believed the government of Iran was behind the incident.

2014

Hakakian’s latest book Assassins of the Turquoise Palace (Grove/Atlantic) was a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Pick and a New York Times’ Notable Book of 2011. Her characterization of German attorneys Alexander von Stahl and Bruno Jost led the United States Federal Bar Association to honor to those attorneys with a ceremony at the Daniel Moynihan Federal Courthouse in New York City on February 25, 2014.

2009

She has been a featured speaker at many colleges and universities as well as appearing on CBS This Morning, PBS’ Now with Bill Moyers, The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, among others. In 2009, Hakakian spoke at the University of California at Berkeley, detailing her life from Iran to the United States and discussing the parallels between Muslim and Jewish youths in reconciling “modernity and religious identity.”

2008

Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008, she published Assassins of the Turquoise Palace in 2011, a non-fiction account of the Mykonos restaurant assassinations of Iranian opposition leaders in Berlin.

2000

Hakakian was a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations from 2000-2004. From 2009-2010, she was a fellow at the Yale Whitney Humanities Center and is a current fellow at Yale University’s Davenport College. In 2014-2015, she was a visiting fellow at the Wilson Center for International Scholars. Since 2015, she has taught writing at the THREAD at Yale. She was a founding member of the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center and served on the board of Refugees International. In 2018, Hakakian was also a scholar at Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University.

1993

Hakakian is the author of two collections of poetry in Persian, the first of which, For the Sake of Water, was nominated as poetry book of the year by Iran News in 1993. In 2006, it won the Latifeh Yarshater Award from the Association for Iranian Studies. Hakakian was listed among the leading new voices in Persian poetry in the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World. Her poetry has appeared in numerous anthologies around the world, including La Regle Du Jeu, Strange Times My Dear: The Pen Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Literature, and the forthcoming W.W. Norton’s Contemporary Voices of the Eastern World: An Anthology of Poems. She contributes to the Persian Literary Review, and served as the poetry editor of Par Magazine for six years.

1979

Hakakian was born and raised in a Persian Jewish family in Tehran. She was a teenager during the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which she felt excited by. After the return of Ayatollah Khomeini and the rise in anti-semitism, social and economic pressures, and ongoing war with Iraq, she emigrated in May 1985, to the United States on political asylum. She studied psychology at Brooklyn College.

1966

Roya Hakakian (Persian: رویا حکاکیان ‎; born 1966) is a poet, journalist and writer. Born in Iran, she came to the United States as a refugee and is now a naturalized citizen.