Behrouz Boochani

BOOCHANI, Behrouz (Credit Hoda Afshar)

Behrouz Boochani is a Kurdish-Iranian writer, journalist, scholar, cultural advocate and filmmaker. He is associate professor in social sciences at the University of New South Wales and author of No Friend but the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison, translated by Omid Tofighian and published by Picador in 2018.


Manus Prison theory

In ConversationShortly after the release of No Friend but the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison (Picador, 2018), both Behrouz Boochani and Omid Tofighian, author and translator, engaged in a public discussion (18 November 2018) at the Coventry Library in Stirling,...


FictionLOOK AT THAT lamppost by the newspaper kiosk. No, not the one where the bike is locked. The other one. A woman just walked by it. A boy once leaned against it and wept. Wherever you turn in this town,...

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