Mandana Chaffa
Mandana Chaffa

Mandana Chaffa is the founder of Nowruz Journal, a periodical of Persian arts and letters that will launch later in 2020. Her essay “1,916 Days” is in ‘My Shadow is My Skin: Voices from the Iranian Diaspora’ (University of Texas Press 2020), and her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the Ploughshares blog, The Rumpus, Split Lip Magazine, Jacket2 and elsewhere. Born in Tehran, Iran, she lives in New York City.