Join celebrated author Marjan Kamali for this intimate look at writing across culture. Born in Turkey to Iranian parents, Marjan spent her childhood in Kenya, Germany, Turkey, Iran before moving to the United States. She studied English Literature at UC Berkeley and received her MBA from Columbia University and her MFA from New York University. Marjan’s latest novel, The Stationery Shop was one of Newsweek's 30 Best Summer Books, a Real Simple magazine Top Editor's Pick, an Indie Next Pick, and an excerpt was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. It has received rave reviews from Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publisher's Weekly, The Wall Street Journal. Cosmopolitan, the Missourian, PopSugar and many more venues.