Laleh Khadivi is the author of The Kurdish Trilogy which includes The Age of Orphans (2009), The Walking (2013), and A Good Country (2017). Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in the LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, VQR, and The Sun. She has worked as a documentary filmmaker since 2000 and her films have been screened in festivals and on various cable networks.
MFA Mills College
Author of three full-length collections of poetry, Afterlives (Bootstrap Press, 2016), Waifs and Strays (City Lights Books, 2011), which was nominated for a California Book Award, and Parish Krewes (Bootstrap Press, 2009), and over a dozen small books, including Vesper Chimes (Gas Meter, 2014), Evangeline Downs (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006) and Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners (Auguste Press, 2001). His writing has appeared in Amerarcana, Bay Poetics, Blue Book, Boog City,...
MA in Poetics, New College of California, MFA in Poetics, New College of California