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Ann Tashi Slater
Ann Tashi Slater's work has been published by The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Granta en español, as well as Asia Literary Review, Shenandoah, Gulf Coast, New World Writing, Kyoto Journal, and Big Bridge, among others. Her writing appears in Women in Clothes (Penguin) and the YA anthologies American Dragons (HarperCollins) and Tomo (Stone Bridge). Her translation of a novella by Reinaldo Arenas was published in Old Rosa (Grove). She's working on a multi-generational novel based on the Tibetan side of her family and set in Darjeeling, and a travel memoir ranging from the byways of Old Delhi to the monasteries of Dharamsala. Future projects include a book chronicling a vanishing Tibet, with photos taken when Ann traveled to Tibet in the mid-eighties.
Ann was born in Spain, lived in Darjeeling and Kathmandu, and then moved to the States. She holds a BA in Comparative Literature from Princeton and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan. Her travels and work have taken her around the world, to places including France, Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Thailand, and Bali. A longtime resident of Tokyo, she teaches American literature at a Japanese university. Visit her website at: www.anntashislater.com. Follow her on Twitter: @anntashislater