Maryam Ivette Parhizkar

Maryam Ivette Parhizkar is the daughter of Salvadoran and Iranian immigrants, born and raised in southwest Houston. She is author of the chapbooks Somewhere Else the Sun is Falling Into Someone’s Eyes (Belladonna*, 2019); As for the Future (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2016); and Pull: A Ballad (The Operating System, 2014). She is a CantoMundo fellow as well as a member of Tierra Narrative, a film and literary production house dedicated to counternarratives from and about the Central American isthmus and its diaspora. She is currently pursuing a PhD at Yale University.