Anastasia Ashman

Creative Nonfiction Writer

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 & Prizes

Anthologies:
The Subway Chronicles: Scenes from Life in New York (Penguin, 2006)
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The Thong Also Rises: Further Misadventures from Funny Women on the Road (Traveler's Tales Guides, 2005)
Journals:
Contemporary Islam
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Drexel Online Journal
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Prizes won: 

Daughters of Ataturk--Woman of Distinction, 2006

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any
Born in: 
Berkeley
Raised in: 
Berkeley, CA
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Last update: Sep 20, 2018