Date and Time:

Spring 2018


The Fig Writer’s Studio in Montrose

Short Story Bootcamp with Kafah Bachari Haggerty


***All Proceeds from this Workshop will go towards the Greater Houston Community Foundation Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund***

Get ready to be inspired to write a story a week!  This workshop is for new and seasoned writers.  There is no in-class writing.  You will receive an assignment for the first class when you register.

About Kafah

Kafah Bachari was born in Iran and raised in Texas.  Her writing focuses on issues of memory, myth, identity, religion, and history within Iran and the Iranian American diaspora.  Kafah is always currently at work on a novel which follows the lives and fractured memories of a Baha’i family from Tehran.  Her stories have appeared in Ploughshares, the Tin House blog, and elsewhere.  Kafah lives in Pearland with her husband, two sons, and a dog.

“Ice Cream in Gaza.” Extraordinary Rendition (American) Writers on Palestine (OR Books, Fall 2015). Print.

“M is not Dead.” Ploughshares (Fall 2014). Print.

“The Birth of Rostam.” B|ta’arof Magazine (2014). Print.

“The Aloo Tree” The Story Shack. 18 Mar. 2012. Web. 1 Apr. 2012.

“After Words.” Prime Mincer Literary Magazine (2012). Print.

“Melt.” Zan Magazine Nov./Dec. (2011). Print.

“Sour Cherries.” Mixed Fruit. 01 Aug. 2011. Web. 26 Oct. 2011.

“In a Garden” PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. Tehran Bureau, 23 Dec. 2010. Web. 26 Oct. 2011.


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Date & Time:

Spring 2018


The Fig Writer’s Studio in Montrose


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