Roya Khatiblou

A finalist for the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowship, Roya’s work has appeared in Hotel AmerikaPassages NorthHayden’s Ferry Review and elsewhere. She received an MFA in fiction writing from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she was Assistant Fiction and Assistant Nonfiction Editor of Ninth Letter, and an MA in fiction writing from Northwestern University. She moved to England in 2017 and lives in Birmingham, where she is a member of Room 204 writer development programme.

Roya’s Word Factory Apprenticeship is also supported by Writing West Midlands.