Marian Haddad

  • Stories of Others

    When I—as the daughter of Syrian immigrants who arrived in Texas in the mid-1950s—read Anis Shivani’s  storiesthe book called up my parents’ desire to […] Full Story

  • From the Big Thicket to Vietnam and Back

    Three years ago, San Antonio poet H. Palmer Hall came across a notice that National Geographic was going to air a live video stream […] Full Story

  • The Good Niece

    Mom’s uncle died today. She was a good niece. Blood is thick. He was a tall man, white-haired, balding, and thin. A face that […] Full Story

  • Rediscovering Elroy Bode

    In a Special Light Several years ago I was meeting with a San Antonio teacher named Deborah McInerney to discuss a poetry workshop when […] Full Story

  • Serene at 40?

    She is somehow, thirty-nine and a half years old; her parents are dead; she has never been married,” speaks the narrator in Crescent, Diana […] Full Story