2020 Programmes

Porochista Khakpour

Porochista Khakpour
Photo by Sylvie Rosokoff

IRAN / UNITED STATES

Iranian refugee Porochista Khakpour is a novelist, essayist, teacher and journalist and the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Last Illusion and Sons and Other Flammable Objects, and the non-fiction work Sick, a memoir which explores her experience with lyme disease.

porochistakhakpour.com

@PKhakpour

Due to ill health, Porochista Khakpour is no longer able to attend the Festival