Stephanie Saldaña grew up in Texas and received a B. A. from Middlebury College and a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School. She was a Watson and Fulbright scholar and has won several awards for her poetry. She is the author of The Bread of Angels, about her time living in Syria, and the recently published A Country Between. She is also the founder of Mosaic Stories, a project to tell the stories of endangered cultural heritage in the Middle East (www.mosaicstories.org). She lives in Jerusalem with her husband and three children.
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