The Poetry Project

Maryam Parhizkar

Maryam Parhizkar stands in front of a gray background, looking at the camera
© Arthur Moeller

Maryam Ivette Parhizkar was born into a Salvadoran and Iranian family in southwest Houston, Texas. Her chapbooks include Somewhere Else the Sun is Falling into Someone's Eyes (Belladonna Collaborative, 2019), As for the future (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2016) and Pull: a ballad (The Operating System, 2014). She is a doctoral candidate at Yale University, a member of CantoMundo, and a member of Tierra Narrative. With Óscar Moisés Díaz, she represented Tierra Narrative as a Curatorial Fellow at the Poetry Project in Spring 2021.

Maryam Ivette Parhizkar creció en una familia salvadoreña e iraní en el suroeste de Houston, Texas. Sus libros de poesía y ensayos incluyen Somewhere Else the Sun is Falling into Someone's Eyes (Belladonna Collaborative, 2019), As for the future (Portable Press en Yo-Yo Labs, 2016) y Pull: a ballad (The Operating System, 2014) ). Ella es candidata al doctorado en Yale University, becaria de CantoMundo, y miembra de Tierra Narrative. Con Óscar Moisés Díaz representó Tierra Narrative como becaria curatorial para el Poetry Project en la primavera de 2021.