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Porochista Khakpour

Porochista Khakpour’s debut novel, Sons and Other Flammable Objects, was named a New York Times Editor’s Choice, one of the Chicago Tribune’s Fall’s Best and the 2007 California Book Award winner in the First Fiction category. Her honours include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars, Northwestern University, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Ucross, and Yaddo. Her non-fiction has appeared in, or is forthcoming in, Harper’s, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Spin, Slate and Salon, among many others. Khakpour currently teaches at Columbia University’s MFA programme, Eugene Lang College and Wesleyan University. She lives in New York City. www.porochistakhakpour.com

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