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Behrouz Boochani is a Kurdish–Iranian writer, journalist, scholar, cultural advocate and filmmaker.
A refugee, he has been imprisoned by our government since 2013.
His memoir No Friend But the Mountains won the 2019 Victorian Prize for Literature and a 2019 NSW Premier’s Literary Award.
He speaks live from Manus Island, and will be joined by Omid Tofighian who translated Behrouz’s book from Farsi by text message.
In conversation with publisher, writer and critic Geordie Williamson.
Day passes also available