More from Erik Decker’s “Your Next Beach Read.”

Your Next Beach Read

In Your Next Beach Read, we want to introduce you to a new author every day in June in the hopes that you’ll find the next book you want to take with you to the beach, the pool, or the comforts of air conditioning.

Today’s author is Iris Jamahl Dunkle, author of Interrupted Geographies.

What’s your name and where are you from?

My name is Iris Jamahl Dunkle and I am from a small town in Northern California called Sebastopol.

How long have you been writing? How did you start?

18 - Iris Jamahl Dunkle author photoI’ve been writing as long as I can remember. It’s all I would do in school (instead of the school work I was supposed to be doing), but I never knew that what I was doing was anything but weird until I visited Jack London State Park on a school field trip in 6th grade and saw that you…

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