207 – Sara Saedi


A live recording of our educational podcast The How, The Why with Sara Saedi. Sara was born in Tehran, Iran smack-dab in the middle of a war and an Islamic Revolution. She received a B.A. in Film and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley and began her career as a creative executive for ABC Daytime.

Since then she’s penned three TV movies for ABC Family and a pilot for the Disney Channel, won a Daytime Emmy for What If…, a web series she wrote for ABC, and worked as a staff writer on the FOX sitcom The Goodwin Games. Her first novel for young adults, Never Ever, was published in 2016 and its sequel, The Lost Kids, will publish in spring 2018.

Her memoir, Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card was released in February 2018. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and pug, where she writes for the hit CW show iZombie. You can find her on Twitter at @saaaranotsarah or at SaraSaediWriter.com.

 


 

1888 Center programs are recorded and archived as a free educational resource on our website or with your favorite podcast app including Apple and Spotify. Each episode is designed to provide a unique platform for industry innovators to share stories about art, literature, music, history, science, or technology. Produced in partnership with Brew Sessions.

 

Producers: Jon-Barrett Ingels and Kevin Staniec
Manager: Sarah Becker
Host: Jon-Barrett Ingels
Guest: Sara Saedi
Audio: Brew Sessions Live