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Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi is the author of the critically acclaimed psychological thriller “Fra Keeler.” Her new book, “Call Me Zebra,” tells of one young Iranian woman’s coming-of-age and existential unraveling as she searches for meaning in the wake of catastrophic loss. In 2015, Van der Vliet Oloomi was the recipient of a Whiting Award and the National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” award. Her work has appeared in Vogue, The Paris Review, Granta, Guernica, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.

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