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Sara Saedi

Sara Saedi was born in Tehran, Iran smack-dab in the middle of a war and an Islamic revolution. She received a B.A. in film and mass communications from the University of California, Berkeley and began her career as a creative executive for ABC Daytime. Since then, she’s penned three TV movies for ABC Family and a pilot for the Disney Channel, won a Daytime Emmy for What If…, a web series she wrote for ABC, and worked as a staff writer on the FOX sitcom The Goodwin Games. She’s the author of two novels for young adults, “Never Ever” and “The Lost Kids.” She also wrote a hilarious, poignant, and true story based on her diary, “Americanized: Rebel without a Green Card.” She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and pug, where she writes for the hit CW show iZombie.

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