Persis Karim

Persis Karim

Scholar of Iranian Diaspora Studies, Professor, and Poet
San Francisco State University

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About this Speaker

PERSIS KARIM<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(54, 64, 67);"> is a poet and editor and professor of World & Comparative Literature at San Francisco State University. She also holds the Neda Nobari Endowed Chair and serves as director of the newly-established Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies. Her poetry has been published in numerous journals including MiGoZine, </span>Callaloo<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(54, 64, 67);">, </span>Reed Magazine<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(54, 64, 67);">, </span>The Raven’s Perch<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(54, 64, 67);">, and </span>The New York Times<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(54, 64, 67);">. She is the editor of three anthologies of Iranian diaspora literature and is glad to be tending to her own poetry manuscript, </span>Satisfy the Bones<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(54, 64, 67);">, which was selected a finalist for the Catamaran Review Prize. 2019.</span>

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