Anastasia Ashman

San Francisco, CA 94109

Author's Bio

Californian with 14 years abroad in 3 countries, currently writing a forensic memoir about her best friendship with a multiple personality. Created internationally bestselling anthology (Tales from the Expat Harem) called "one of five best books on Turkey" by novelist Elif Shafak, & its online discussion community (expatharem.com). Twitter top 20 women for entrepreneurs (Forbes.com 2010), top expat (Telegraph UK 2012). Internet World magazine editor. Bryn Mawr College degree.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
The Subway Chronicles: Scenes from Life in New York
(Penguin, 2006)
, The Thong Also Rises: Further Misadventures from Funny Women on the Road
(Traveler's Tales Guides, 2005)
Journals: 
Contemporary Islam, Drexel Online Journal, magazine minima, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, Pif, Versal 2
Prizes Won: 
Daughters of Ataturk--Woman of Distinction, 2006

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Other
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any
Born in: 
Berkeley
Raised in: 
Berkeley, CA
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Last updated: Jun 27, 2012