Persis Karim is co-editor of Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers, a contributing poet and editor of Let Me Tell You Where I've Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora and co-editor of A World Between: Poems, Short Stories and Essays by Iranian Americans. She has written numerous essays about the Iranian diaspora for journals such as "Iranian Studies," "MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States," and "Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East." She teaches at San Jose State.
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