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Laleh Khadivi

Acclaimed Iranian-American author Laleh Khadivi is known for “The Age of Orphans,” “The Walking,” and “A Good Country.” Her work has been honored with a Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, and a NEA Literature Fellowship. She has also worked as a director, producer, and cinematographer of documentary films—her debut film, 900 WOMEN, aired on A&E and premiered at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. Khadivi teaches in the University of San Francisco M.F.A. program.

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Previous Years

2018 - Writing and Risk: A Conversation with Laleh Khadivi and Michael David Lukas, University of San Francisco MFA in Writing2017 - Living in Two Worlds: Crossing Borders and Identities to Create Home