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How do you navigate love in the midst of your family’s historical trauma? Avra Margariti questions the closets we put ourselves in for necessity and survival with “Grandma’s Wars” and “Two Birds.”
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We’re almost like a NGO unofficially, like a network in all these cities; we started launching in Hong Kong, Taiwan and now we’re working on developing a presence in New York. So we’re doing more than working on a book project, we’re a community where we publish original content and promote women’s work on our website as well.