Tina Ehsanipour is an Iranian-born, California-raised writer, high school Creative Writing teacher, and school librarian. Her work has appeared in Nowruz Journal, South Writ Large Magazine, In Short–The Podcast, as well as on stage with Golden Thread Productions. She has essays forthcoming in the anthology Nonwhite and Woman (Woodhall Press, Sept 2022). Tina lives with her husband and twins in the Bay Area. Connect with her at @TinaEhsanipour.