Shideh Etaat is a writer and teacher at Mission High School in San Francisco. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. An excerpt from her novel can be found in Tremors, New Fiction by Iranian Americans, and she has published short stories in The Delmarva Review, Amazon's online journal, Day One, and Foglifter. She is a 2011 Breadloaf Work Study Scholar and a 2015 James D. Phelan Award recipient. Her first novel is about a love triangle, Jews in Iran, and other strange and wonderful things.