Dina Nayeri’s debut novel, A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea, will be published by Riverhead Books in February 2013. Dina was born in Iran and moved to Oklahoma at ten-years-old. Her work is scheduled for publication in over twenty countries, and has appeared in The Southern Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Glamour, and elsewhere. She holds an MBA from Harvard and a BA from Princeton. Now she spends her time at the Iowa Writers Workshop where she is a Teaching Writing Fellow.