Parisa Akhbari

Young Adult Author

Parisa is a writer and mental health therapist from Seattle, Washington. Her debut YA novel will be released by Dial/Penguin in Fall 2023. Parisa's writing is represented by Quressa Robinson of Nelson Literary Agency. When not writing or therapizing, she can be found trying to replicate her grandmother’s drool-worthy Persian recipes, hanging out with disability community, and marathoning sci-fi movies with her partner and dogs.