Persis Karim


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Persis Karim is a poet, editor, and professor of English and comparative literature at San Jose State University, where she teaches world literature and creative writing. Her latest book-length publication is Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers (2013), which she co-edited. She also guest-edited the March 2015 issue of WLT, “Writing Beyond Iran.”

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