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Sara Farizan


USA flag (b.1984)

Sara Farizan was born on August 2, 1984 in Massachusetts. Her parents immigrated from Iran in the seventies, her father a surgeon and her mother a homemaker. Sara grew up feeling different in her private high school not only because of her ethnicity but also because of her liking girls romantically, her lack of excitement in science and math, and her love of writing plays and short stories. So she came out of the closet in college, realized math and science werent so bad (but not for her), and decided she wanted to be a writer. She is an MFA graduate of Lesley University and holds a BA in film and media studies from American University. Sara has been a Hollywood intern, a waitress, a comic book/record store employee, an art magazine blogger, a marketing temp, and an after-school teacher, but above all else she has always been a writer. Sara lives near Boston, has a cool sister, loves Kurosawa films, eighties R&B, and graphic novels, and thinks all kids are awesome.
 


Genres: Young Adult Fantasy
 
Novels
   If You Could Be Mine (2013)
   Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel (2014)
   Here to Stay (2018)
   Dead Flip (2022)
   My Buddy, Killer Croc (2022)
   Opportunity Knocks (2023)
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Books containing stories by Sara Farizan
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Out of Our League (2024)
16 Stories of Girls in Sports
edited by
Dahlia Adler and Jennifer Iacopelli
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Night of the Living Queers (2023)
13 Tales of Terror & Delight
edited by
Alex Brown and Shelly Page
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Fools In Love (2021)
Fresh Twists on Romantic Tales
edited by
Ashley Herring Blake and Rebecca Podos

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Sara Farizan recommends
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Just Another Epic Love Poem (2024)
Parisa Akhbari
"Be prepared to be utterly charmed and have your heart stolen by Mitra and Bea and their story."
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No Boy Summer (2023)
Amy Spalding
"I want to spend every summer with Amy Spalding's characters. Thoughtful, funny, and a great escape from whatever ails you."
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Man o' War (2022)
Cory McCarthy
"Layered, honest, funny and heartbreaking, McCarthy has written a story so unflinchingly honest and pure it will stay with you for years to come."

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