Sahar Delijani

Sahar Delijani attended the University of California, Berkeley, and has contributed works to various literary publications and journals, including Tryst, Slice Magazine and Berkeley Poetry Review. She was nominated for the 2010 and 2011 Pushcart Prize. Delijani presents her first novel, Children of the Jacaranda Tree, which is based on her own experience growing up in post-revolutionary Iran. It will be published in more than 70 countries and translated into 25 languages. Told from multiple perspectives, the novel offers an intimate portrait of revolution and explores the fear, anger and hope felt by three generations of families.

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