In Conversation With: Lilian T. Mehrel

Writer and Director Lilian Mehrel (right)

The descendant of Holocaust survivors and Kurdish refugees, Lilian T. Mehrel channels her hybrid heritage into her work as a writer and director who tells heartfelt stories with a dark sense of humor. She received her BA at Dartmouth and an MFA at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with the support of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.