Porochista Khakpour

Porochista Khakpour

Porochista Khakpour is author of the forthcoming memoir SICK (HarperPerennial, 2017), 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,” one of the Chicago Tribune’s “Fall’s Best,” and a New York Times “Editor’s Choice.” She is currently Writer in Residence at Bard College.

Art and Commerce

Room A

Manjula Martin leads a discussion inspired by her recent anthology, Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living. Art and commerce are often pitted against one another, but the reality is much more complicated. Writers need to make money to live, yet they are often asked to sacrifice payment for their work, particularly […]

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