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Natalia Sarkissian


Natalia Sarkissian has an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She was an editor and contributor at Numéro Cinq from 2010-2017.


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How to Sightsee in France with your Teenage Son: Text & Photographs

Boar Hunting in Tuscany: Text & Photographs

Abused in the Alps: Text & Photographs

Naguib Mahfouz, Palace Walk and Old Cairo

My First Job

Sabah Al Khair Habibti, A Collage

On the Hunt for Elusive Literary Game: The Premio Bagutta

A Letter from Italy

Missing Dad

Quality Time on the Bay of Silence, Sestri Levante

What It’s Like Living Here [Milan]

What It’s Like Living Here, II [Milan]


Photo Essays.

Numéro Cinq Does High Fashion: Masquerade in Milan

Drenched in Venice: Text & Photographs

Death By Oranges: Ivrea at Carnival

The 19th Century & Milan’s Duomo: A Collage of Impressions and Photographs

Highs & Lows on the Bay of Fundy

Revisiting Tahrir Square

Gauteng and the Cape Peninsula: Encountering South Africa

L’Immacolata: The Feast of the Immaculate Conception in Liguria, Italy

The Feast of Sacrifice: Eid-al-Adha at Alexandria, Egypt

Postcards from Italy: Lake Como

Siena’s Palio: A Medieval Horserace Turns Viral

Tahrir Square: August 2011

The Sky is Red at Bordeaux

Egypt After the Revolution

Egypt After the Revolution, II


Book Reviews

Unnatural Light: Review of Party Headquarters by Georgi Tenev

A Way Home: Review of Mai Al-Nakib’s The Hidden Light of Objects

The Dance of Entanglement: A Review of Marguerite Duras’ L’Amour

While the Cat’s Away | Review of The Private Life of Mrs. Sharma by Ratika Kapur

The Wacky Beetle | Review of For Isabel: A Mandala by Antonio Tabucchi 

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