Dina Nayeri

Dina Nayeri was born in Iran during the revolution and emigrated to Oklahoma at the age of ten. She has a BA from Princeton, an MBA and M.Ed from Harvard, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop where she was a Truman Capote Fellow and a Teaching Writing Fellow. Her novel A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea was published by Riverhead Books in 2013.