Porochista Khakpour

Porochista Khakpour is the author of the forthcoming memoir Sick (Harper Perennial, May 2018), and the novels The Last Illusion (Bloomsbury, 2014) – a 2014 ‘Best Book of the Year’ according to NPR, Kirkus, Buzzfeed, Popmatters, Electric Literature and more – and Sons and Other Flammable Objects(Grove, 2007) – the 2007 California Book Award winner in ‘First Fiction’, a Chicago Tribune’s ‘Fall’s Best’, and a New York Times ‘Editor’s Choice’. She is currently writer-in-residence at Bard College, adjunct faculty at Columbia University, and visiting faculty at VCFA’s MFA program.