Mandana Chaffa

Bio

Mandana Chaffa is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Nowruz Journal, a periodical of Persian arts and letters, and Editor and Senior Strategist at Chicago Review of Books. She edited Roshi Rouzbehani’s limited-edition illustrated biography collection, 50 Inspiring Iranian Women, and her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in several anthologies, as well as in Ploughshares online, Chicago Review of Books, TriQuarterly, The Los Angeles Review, The Rumpus, Split Lip Magazine, Jacket2 and elsewhere. She was named a 2021-2022 Emerging Critics Fellow by the National Book Critics Circle. Born in Tehran, Iran, she lives in New York.

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