For the full interview, see it on Fiction Advocate. Published on October 6, 2021. — Pardis Mahdavi is the author of Hyphen, part of Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series. Mahdavi is currently Dean of Social Sciences and Director of the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University (ASU).
It’s spring again, and I’m still here, still sitting, still inside. At my desk, I gaze out the window at sparks of green, glimmers of yellow and purple, as daffodils, crocuses, new grass make their way into the warming world.