Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi

Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi is the author of Call Me Zebra (2019) and Savage Tongues (2021). She has won numerous awards for her writing, including a 2019 Pen/Faulkner Award, a 2019 John Gardner Award, a 2015 Whiting Writers’ Award, and a Fulbright Fellowship in Fiction, and was a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” Honoree. She has lived in Italy, Spain, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. She teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Notre Dame.