Micheline Aharonian Marcom has published six novels, including a trilogy of books about the Armenian genocide and its aftermath in the twentieth century. She has received fellowships and awards from the Lannan Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and the US Artists’ Foundation. Her latest book, The Brick House, an illuminated book about a house where people go to dream, was published this fall. Her seventh novel, The New American—about a DREAMer who is deported to Guatemala and who makes his way back home to California—will be published next year by Verso Books. Marcom is also the founder and co-director of a digital, public arts storytelling project, The New American Story Project, that documents the stories of Central American refugees in Oakland.