Zohreh (Zoe) Ghahremani is an artist, a poet, and writer. She has authored four books: The Commiserator is a fact-based book in Persian, Sky of Red Poppies was her first novel in English, which became the 2012 One Book, One San Diego. The Moon Daughter won the San Diego Book Awards in 2014 and her satirical memoir as a dentist, Drill, Fill & Bill, awaits the right time to be released! She is currently working on another novel titled The Basement. Over two hundred of her articles have been featured in magazines and anthologies.
For two decades Zoe taught at Northwestern University while practicing dentistry. She became a full-time writer in 2000. She lives in San Diego with her husband and close to their three children.
Other Awards: First place, California Stories, 2005, San Diego Book Awards 2004 for short stories, Best fiction SBWC 2004, among others. In 2013, more than 30,000 girl scouts of San Diego honored Zohreh with the San Diego Cool Woman Award.
Zoe has served on the board of San Diego Writers, Ink, and the San Diego Writers and Editors Guild. She was a columnist for Zan Magazine and a member of the Iranian-American Writer\'s Association. She is currently associated with the San Diego Writing Women and serves on the board of friends at the San Diego Central Library.