An award-winning debut novel that examines the restrictions of family ties, the thrill and agony of emigration, and the resilience of female friendship in Tehran.
NASIM MARASHI was born in Tehran, Iran in 1984. She started her career in journalism in 2007 and became a screenwriter in 2013. She won the Premier Prix in Bayhaqi Story Prize (2014) for the short story “Nakhjir” and the Premier Prix in Tehran Story Prize (2015) for the short story “Rood.” … read more >>
In this acclaimed story collection, Chilean transgender performer and author Iván Monalisa Ojeda delivers an irreverent, honest and full-throated love song to New York City.
IVÁN MONALISA OJEDA was born in the late sixties in southern Chile and grew up on the shores of Lake Llanquihue. He/she studied theater at the University of Chile, in Santiago, and when he/she got his/her degree… read more >>
"Li Juan spent minus-20-degree nights with nomadic herders in the Chinese steppes. You'll want to join her." —Laura Miller, Slate
LI JUAN was born in Xinjiang in 1979 and grew up in Sichuan province. Her writing career began in 1999 as a newspaper columnist for newspapers like Southern Weekly and Hong Kong’s Wenweipo and she is now widely regarded… read more >>