This week my blog post Mediawashed Middle East went live on PEN America's blog. It begins:
For six years I have been speaking about the Middle East in schools, libraries, and community centers in the U.S. I discuss my novels set in Iran, and my experience at Iran’s first International Children’s Book Festival. I also show photos of the Iranian school children, teens, and college students I’ve met—young women who asked me about their career paths...
Read more at: at: http://www.pen.org/blog/mediawashed-middle-east
Thanks much to Lyn Miller-Lachman for the opportunity to write for PEN.