Meghan Nuttall Sayres is a tapestry weaver who lives with her husband, children, sheep and cat in Eastern Washington. She is author of a novel set in 19th century Iran, Anahita’s Woven Riddle, an ALA Top Ten Best Books 2007 and a Book Sense Pick 2007; Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland; and co-author of Daughters of the Desert: Tales of Remarkable Women From the Christian, Jewish and Muslim Traditions.
This November, 2012, Meghan is proud to partner with Nortia Press which will re-release Anahita’s Woven Riddle as well as the new companion novel Night Letter. Also, coming in Spring 2013, her new book Love and Pomegranates will be released.
Meghan has visited schools and taught creative writing workshops in schools in the US, Ireland, Turkey, Qatar, Iran and Uzbekistan, where she has also met with scholars, carpet weavers, dye masters and merchants to study the age-old symbolism and Sufi poetry that infuse many rugs woven throughout the Middle East.
She is at work on novels set in these countries and an anthology about Iran. For updated information about her other books and blogs visit her at: www.MeghanNuttallSayres.com,
You can also enjoy Meghan’s blog, Writing and Wandering: www.writingandwandering.blogspot.com