(Sabah, a young American woman of Indian heritage, sets ou...)
Sabah, a young American woman of Indian heritage, sets out to discover her identity in India, only to stumble into a decadent, upper-class demi-monde. Ameena Meer presents a portrait of a generation of young Indians as confused by Westernization as they are tied to tradition and family.
Bachelor, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1985.
Administrative and editorial assistant, Harper's Magazine, New York City, 1985-1986; managing editor, East Village Eye, New York City, 1986-1987; copy editor, book editor, PAPER Magazine, New York City, 1989-1991; managing editor, BOMB Magazine, New York City, 1988-1992; freelance copywriter, creative director, New York City, since 1995. Contributing writer India Magazine, New Delhi, 1987-1989, Times of India, New Delhi, 1987-1989.
Selection committee Asian-American Film Festival, New York City, 1991, 92. Caseworker Sakhi for Women, New York City, since 1991, Calvin Klein, 1992-1994. Salman Rushdie defense Pen-American Center, New York City, 1989.
Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, National Writers Union, Asia Society.
Married Andrew Dominic Douglas, May 10, 1992 (divorced October 1994). 1 child, Sasha Iman Douglas. Married James Nathaniel Nares, October 19, 1996.
1 child, Zarina Elizabeth Nares.