Kimia Eslah is a feminist, queer writer who lives in Ontario, Canada. As a teen, she produced and distributed the dissident and critically acclaimed zine Muff Divers. Professionally, she created innovative programming and resources for BlackBerry, Conestoga College, the ywca and the Grand River Institution for Women. She writes fiction that speaks to the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality. Kimia wrote her first story in the third grade for Valentine’s Day, and it included a heart-shaped maze.
A powerful and beautiful debut novel by Kimia Eslah, The Daughter Who Walked Away explores the lives of three Iranian women, across three generations, as they struggle to love and be loved unconditionally