About the Author
SONORA JHA, Ph.D., is an essayist, novelist, and professor of journalism at Seattle University. Her op-eds and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Seattle Times, the Establishment, and Dame Magazine. A journalist by trade, she has been chief of metropolitan bureau for the Times of India and contributing editor for East Magazine in Singapore. She teaches fiction and essay writing for the Richard Hugo House and Hedgebrook Writers’ Retreat, and her writing has garnered many awards and residencies. She is an alumna and board member of Hedgebrook Writers’ Retreat, and has served on the jury for awards for the Artist Trust, Hedgebrook, and Hugo House.