Freelance Iranian writersin North America<br />
Successful people do not wait for opportunities to turn their goals into reality; rather, they make their opportunities, b...
  Major Iranian Writers outside Iran<br />Total:					24<br />Women: 				14<br />Men: 					10<br />Canada: 				7<br />USA:	...
Some Prominent Writersin North America<br />Hamid Dabashi: 		USA<br />AzarNafisi: 			USA<br />ShahrnushParsipur: 	USA<br /...
Hamid Dabashi (1951- )<br />An internationally renowned cultural critic and award-winning author <br />20 books in English...
Azar Nafisi (1947- )<br />7 English Books<br />Notable work: Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books; translated into ...
Shahrnush Parsipur (1946- )<br />Novelist, 11 novels in Persian<br />5 translations<br />Her novel Tuba and the Meaning of...
Reza Barahani (1935- )<br />Novelist<br />A former President of PEN Canada <br />54 books in English and Persian<br />Crow...
Iraj Rahmani<br />Poet and novelist<br />Seven books: poetry, short fiction and three novels. <br />Translated his novel i...
Mehri Yalfani<br />Poet and novelist<br />Persian and English Books<br />Afsaneh’s Moon (novel): published in Canada by Mc...
Credentials & Interests<br />
Credentials & Interests<br />
Their Common Representation  <br />Conveying national or moral values of Iranian culture<br />Giving readers an inside loo...
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  1. 1. Freelance Iranian writersin North America<br />
  2. 2. Successful people do not wait for opportunities to turn their goals into reality; rather, they make their opportunities, because they are perfectly clear about the kind of life they wish to create. <br />Brian Tracy<br />
  3. 3. Major Iranian Writers outside Iran<br />Total: 24<br />Women: 14<br />Men: 10<br />Canada: 7<br />USA: 10<br />Other Countries: 7<br />
  4. 4. Some Prominent Writersin North America<br />Hamid Dabashi: USA<br />AzarNafisi: USA<br />ShahrnushParsipur: USA<br />Reza Barahani: Canada<br />Iraj Rahmani: Canada<br />MehriYalfani: Canada<br />
  5. 5. Hamid Dabashi (1951- )<br />An internationally renowned cultural critic and award-winning author <br />20 books in English<br />Authority in Islam Theology of Discontent; Truth and Narrative; Close Up: Iranian Cinema, Past, Present, Future; Staging a Revolution: The Art of Persuasion in the Islamic Republic of Iran; Masters and Masterpieces of Iranian Cinema; Iran: A People Interrupted; and an edited volume, Dreams of a Nation: On Palestinian Cinema.<br />His books translated into many languages, including Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Hebrew, Danish, Arabic, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Urdu and Catalan<br />
  6. 6. Azar Nafisi (1947- )<br />7 English Books<br />Notable work: Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books; translated into 32 languagess<br />It was on the New York Times bestseller list over 117 weeks<br />“Remarkable…an eloquent brief on the transformative power of fiction.”– The New York Times<br />
  7. 7. Shahrnush Parsipur (1946- )<br />Novelist, 11 novels in Persian<br />5 translations<br />Her novel Tuba and the Meaning of Night translated into English, German, Swedish and Italian<br />Her novel Women without Men translated into Spanish and Malayalam<br />
  8. 8. Reza Barahani (1935- )<br />Novelist<br />A former President of PEN Canada <br />54 books in English and Persian<br />Crowned Cannibals, a collection of prose and poetry<br />Les Saisons en Enfer du Jeune Ayyaz, a novel<br />God's Shadow: Prison Poems, collection of poems based on a period of 102 days spent in solitary confinement in Iran, during the time of the Shah<br />
  9. 9. Iraj Rahmani<br />Poet and novelist<br />Seven books: poetry, short fiction and three novels. <br />Translated his novel into English: The Incident Happens as Written<br />Translated Canadian short stories and plays from French and English to Persian<br />
  10. 10. Mehri Yalfani<br />Poet and novelist<br />Persian and English Books<br />Afsaneh’s Moon (novel): published in Canada by McGillan Books <br />Parastoo and Two Sisters (collection of short stories, English)<br />
  11. 11. Credentials & Interests<br />
  12. 12. Credentials & Interests<br />
  13. 13. Their Common Representation <br />Conveying national or moral values of Iranian culture<br />Giving readers an inside look at the present cultural condition in Iran<br />Striking against censorship<br />Criticising political situation in Iran<br />Iranian culture & western Literature<br />

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