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Said Sayrafiezadeh

Said Sayrafiezadeh appears in the following:

Reflections on Newtown: How My Ill Mother Took the News

Thursday, December 27, 2012

For many, 2012 is ending on a sad note following the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut earlier this month. WNYC asked five writers to reflect on the tragic event.

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Neighborhood Voices

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Thomas Beller, a founder and editor of Open City magazine and Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood.com, and Said Sayrafiezadeh, author of When Skateboards Will Be Free: A Memoir of a Political Childhood and a contributor to Lost and Found: Stories from New York talk about slice-of-life stories and New York ...

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When Skateboards Will be Free

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Said Sayrafiezadeh didn't have a typical upbringing. His father was an Iranian national and his mother an American Jew who were both dedicated members of the Socialist Workers Party. He recounts his life, and a childhood spent hearing the promise of a "workers revolution," in his memoir When Skateboards ...

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