Kirin Khan is a Pukhtuna writer from Albuquerque, New Mexico whose work explores immigration, violence and belonging. She currently lives in Oakland, CA where she works as a Senior Analyst for YouGov. Kirin is a 2016 VONA Voices alum, a 2017 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow and an upcoming 2017 SF Writer’s Grotto Fellow. Her work has appeared in Uproot, sPARKLE & bLINK, Your Impossible Voice, and 7×7.LA. Kirin is currently working on her first novel.