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Keeping it in the family

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh

‘He had abandoned me, after all, when I was nine months old, mostly so that he could devote his time, energy and money to the cause of workers’ revolution.’

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh was born in Brooklyn in 1968 to an Iranian father and a Jewish American mother. He grew up in Pittsburgh. He is an award-winning fiction writer, memoirist and playwright. His memoir When Skateboards Will Be Free received a Whiting Writers’ Award.

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