Monthly Archives: April 2010

Ryder Article

By day, Khashayar Tonekaboni is a clinical assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Optometry. At night, he is a writer of fiction under the pen name Terry Pinaud. “I sometimes feel like a storyteller when I am lecturing to 80 young, eager students—eager until the subject matter becomes so dry that 80 pairs of eyes glaze over, at which point, I tend to become more like a stand-up comedian, grasping at anything to regain the focus of my audience.” Reflections on the writer’s life by Khashayar Tonekaboni. Continue reading