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Mira Jacob

Biography

Mira Jacob

Mira Jacob is the author of the novel THE SLEEPWALKER'S GUIDE TO DANCING (Random House).

She is the co-founder of the much-loved Pete’s Reading Series in Brooklyn, where she spent 13 years bringing literary fiction, nonfiction and poetry to the city’s sweetest stage. Previously, she directed editorial content for various websites, co-authored shoe impresario Kenneth Cole’s autobiography, and wrote VH-1’s "Pop-Up Video."

Her writing has been published in books, magazines, on television and across the web. She has appeared on national and local television and radio, and has taught writing to students of all ages in New York, New Mexico, and Barcelona.

She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, documentary filmmaker Jed Rothstein, and their son.

Mira Jacob

Books by Mira Jacob

by Mira Jacob - Fiction

Celebrated brain surgeon Thomas Eapen has been sitting on his porch, talking to dead relatives. At least that is the story his wife, Kamala, tells their daughter, Amina. Reluctantly Amina returns home and finds a situation that is far more complicated than her mother let on, with roots in a trip the family took to India 20 years earlier. Amina soon realizes that the only way she can help her father is by coming to terms with her family’s painful past.