Anastasia M Ashman's Writings
Red Room Original
By Anastasia M. Ashman When you're a teenager there are a million places you'd rather be than at a family gathering. However when I was fifteen, Thanksgiving at home with my relatives was the best turkey day I've ever celebrated. My anti-establishment father put marijuana in the stuffing. A week earlier the postman had delivered a package from our hippie uncle...
Colourful, humanistic and sincere collection of women’s voices. ”
—Turkey’s most-read author Elif Shafak describing the “Tales from the Expat Harem” anthology I cocreated and coedited, one of her recommended 5 best books on Turkey The Browser: Five Books (November 2010)
A native of Berkeley, California with 14 years abroad in three countries, I'm a cultural writer/producer on a global rollercoaster: fired in Hollywood, abandoned on a snake-infested island off Borneo, married in an Ottoman palace, interviewed by Matt...
Causes Anastasia Ashman Supports
Vipassana Meditation Instruction (dhamma.org) Ashoka Organization of Social Entrepreneurs (ashoka.org)