Jasmin Darznik

Jasmin Darznik

Jasmin Darznik was born in Tehran, Iran. A former attorney, she received her PhD in English from Princeton University. Her writing has appeared in theNew York Times,Washington Post,Los Angeles Times,San Francisco Chronicle, and other publications. She has taught Iranian literature at the University of Virginia and is a professor of English and creative writing at Washington and Lee University. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.



My mother was ashamed of my grandmother's secret, but more than this, she was furious that I'd found out and extremely worried I might divulge...