Porochista Khakpour

Porochista Khakpour is the author of four critically acclaimed books. Her most recent, the essay collection Brown Album: Essays on Exile & Identity (Vintage, May 2020), has been praised in The New York Times, O: Oprah Magazine, Time, goop, USA Today, and many more. Her next book, Tehrangeles: A Novel, is forthcoming from Pantheon. Among her many fellowships is a National Endowment for the Arts award. Her other writing has appeared in many sections of The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast Traveler, Bookforum, Elle, Slate, and many others. She is a contributing editor at Evergreen Review and lives in New York City.