Persis M. Karim was born and raised in the Bay Area. She considers herself a Californian first, and has varying degrees with Iranian, French, Latino culture. She is a poet and writer, and most recently has edited the collection Let Me Tell You Where I've Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora (2006). She lives in Berkeley and dreams of making a living writing full-time!
Ways to Count the Dead (poems)
University of Arkansas Press, George Braziller, Inc.
Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Middle East Children's Alliance, National Abortion Rights League, Environment California, Save the Bay
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