Performed by Joe Morton
Arrested during the Iranian 1979 Revolution a man is unjustly accused of espionage and sentenced to work covering up the bare arms, legs, and heads of women pictured in Western magazines.
The Letter Writer by M.T. Sharif. Copyright © by M.T. Sharif. First published in Agni Review. Collected in The Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin). Used by permission of the author.