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. She is a senior editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books and a contributing editor at The Evergreen Review. She has written for The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, BOMB, Elle, Paper, and many other publications.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Angeleno Mixed States

Porochista Khakpour reflects on love and Los Angeles in this piece from the new LARB Quarterly....


A Higher Joke: The Literary Pyrotechnics of Mohsin Hamid
PRESS ENTER TO SEARCH, OR ESC TO EXIT