Amir Ahmadi Arian is the author of Then the Fish Swallowed Him (HarperCollins, March 2020). He lives in New York City and teaches literature and creative writing at City College, New York.
Amir Ahmadi Arian
I spent 2017 researching a novel partially set in a prison’s solitary confinement wing. I have been fortunate enough to never have experienced solitary myself, which is not to be taken for granted if you lived in Iran and were involved in politics.