Sadia Quraeshi Shepard is a writer and documentary filmmaker. The author of The Girl from Foreign: A Memoir (The Penguin Press), Shepard’s debut short story “Foreign-Returned” was published in The New Yorker in 2018. Her flash fiction story “Monsters,” published in The Margins, was included in the Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2021. She has received fellowships from Kundiman, Yaddo, and Fulbright and is an Assistant Professor of Film Studies at Wesleyan University. www.sadiashepard.com.