Naseem Jamnia is a Persian-Chicagoan and former neuroscientist. They've received fellowships from Bitch Media, Lambda Literary, and Otherwise, and were named the inaugural Samuel R. Delany fellow. Jamnia is the managing editor at Sword & Kettle Press and lives in Reno, Nevada, with their husband, dog, and two cats.
In this intricate debut fantasy introducing a queernormative Persian-inspired world, a nonbinary refugee practitioner of blood magic discovers a strange disease that causes political rifts in their new homeland. Persian-American author Naseem Jamnia has c...[SEE MORE]