Sara Saedi is one of the writers of Grand Hotel.


Saedi was born in Tehran, Iran in the middle of a war and an Islamic Revolution. She immigrated to the Bay Area with her family in 1982, where they remained undocumented for twenty years. She received a B.A. in Films and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley and began her career as a creative executive for ABC Daytime. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, their son, and their pug, Mabel.[1][2]

Credits for Saedi include the three TV movies for ABC Family, a pilot for Disney Channel, ABC Daytime web series What If..., in which she won an Emmy for, the Fox sitcom The Goodwin Games, and The CW's iZombie. Her first novel for young adults, Never Ever, was published in 2016 and its sequel, The Lost Kids, was published in spring of 2018. Her memoir, Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card was released in February 2018.[1][2]

In 2018, she joined the writing staff for the ABC series, Grand Hotel.[3]

Grand Hotel Writing CreditsEdit

A list of episodes written by Sara.

  1. "Where the Sun Don't Shine" (1.07)

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