Nedda Sarshar is an emerging Iranian-Canadian writer based in the Greater Toronto Area. She is currently working on a short story collection about life in the Iranian diaspora in Toronto, and has work published in PRISM International, Room Magazine, and Huffington Post Canada. Her essay "A Placed Called Home" was recently short-listed by the New Quarterly's Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest. She was a participant in the 2018 Banff Emerging Writers Intensive, and is a graduate of Syracuse University. She enjoys writing about diasporas, identity-crises and star-crossed lovers.