Student self-publishes collection of poetry

Lexi Bowers

Neda Mazdisnian ’16 self-published her first book, “Le Passage,” Jan. 24. The book is a compilation of 28 original poems that she wrote during her high school career, starting in the ninth grade.

One of her poems, titled “Life,” discusses the path of maturity from adolescence to adulthood.

“I had a collection of poems starting from my freshman year, and I really enjoy writing poetry, so I decided to make a book out of it,” Mazdisnian said.

Mazdisnian published the book through CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, an Amazon company that provides tools and services for independent publishing.

“Le Passage” is available on Mazdisnian said more than 100 copies have been sold.

Mazdisnian plans to donate all of the proceeds from her book to the Room to Read charity that promotes reading and gender equality.

“I look forward to publishing more books in the future, and I hope I am making a difference and encouraging more people to read,” Mazdisnian said.