About the Author

Abou Farman


Abou Farman is an anthropologist, writer and artist whose writing has appeared in numerous publications including Maisonneuve, The Utne Reader, The Globe and Mail and the National Post, garnering two Critic'd Desk Awards from Arc, Canada's national poetry magazine, and two Canadian National Magazine Award nominations. His film credits include screenwriter on Sound Barrier (Tribeca Film Festival) and Cut! (Venice Film Festival) and producer on Vegas: Based on a True Story (Venice Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival), all directed by Amir Naderi. As part of the duo Caraballo-Farman, he has exhibited installation and video art at the Tate Modern, UK, and PS1/MOMA, NY. Clerks of the Passage is his first book.