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Sara Saedi

Sara Saedi was born in Tehran, Iran smack-dab in the middle of a war and an Islamic Revolution. She immigrated to the Bay Area with her family in 1982, where they remained undocumented for twenty years. Once a creative executive for ABC Daytime, Sara now writes novels for teens and TV for everyone. Credits include the ABC Daytime web series What If…(she won an Emmy), the FOX sitcom The Goodwin Games, the hit CW drama iZombie, the ABC drama Grand Hotel, and the Katy Keene (AKA the Riverdale spin-off) on the CW.

Sara's YA memoir Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card was a NYPL Best Book of the Year, A Chicago Public Library Best Book Selection, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and received four starred reviews. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two sons.
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