Halina Duraj, PhD, Discusses "The Family Cannon" with KPBS


Halina Duraj, PhD, Discusses "The Family Cannon" with KPBS

KPBS -- A newly published collection of short stories by a University of San Diego professor brings us into an immigrant family's experience. But it's not quite the experience you might be expecting.

Halina Duraj's stories are about a couple who emigrated from Poland to California after World War II. In America, they have a daughter. And it is daughter who we follow as she struggles to maintain her balance between Old World fears and New World dreams.

Duraj's teaches creating writing at USD. Her new book is called "The Family Cannon." (Full Article and Interview Recording)


Halina Duraj, PhD, is an assistant professor in USD's Department of English

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