Iran

MOHEBALI, Mahsa

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Mohebali
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Mahsa
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Persian
Iran

Mahsa MOHEBALI (fiction writer; Iran) is the author of the short story collections  [The Voices] (1998) and [Love-making in Footnotes] (2004), the latter a winner of the Golshiri Foundation's award for best short story collection, and of two novels, [The Grey Spell] (2002) and [Don’t Worry] (2008), which won both the Golshiri Foundation’s and the Press Critics’ Best Novel award. Her work has been translated into Swedish, published widely in print and on-line, and performed on stages across Iran.  

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YADALI, Yaghoub

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Yadali
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Yaghoub
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Persian
Iran

Yaghoub YADALI (fiction writer; Iran) has directed for television and been the movie editor of Roshd magazine He is the author of the short story collection [Sketches in the Garden] (1997), the novel Adaab-e Bi-Gharari [The Rituals of Restlessness], which won the 2004 Golshiri’s Foundation Award, and of [Probability of Merriment and Mooning] (2001). The novel Donya [The World] is forthcoming, pending approval of the authorities. His short stories, articles, essays, and translations are widely published in Iran, and in Turkey. 

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Farangis SIAHPOOR

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SIAHPOOR
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Farangis
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Persian
Iran

Farangis SIAHPOOR has written, directed and produced [Once Upon a Time], The Day After Tomorrow, and Spaghetti With Tomato Sauce, the experimental Fly’s Eye, and the documentaries Ferdosi and Situation. Her credits include work as editor, cinematographer, producer, production designer and script supervisor.

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Tahereh SAFFARZADEH

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SAFFARZADEH
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Tahereh
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Persian
Iran

Shahrnoosh PARSI POUR

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OPARSI PUR
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Shahrnoosh
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Persian
Iran

Esmail KHO'I

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KHO'I
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Esmail
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Persian
Iran

Mimi KHALVATI

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KHALVATI
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Mimi
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English
Iran r. England

Mimi KHALVATI was born in Tehran and grew up on the Isle of Wight. Her poetry collections include Mirrorwork (1995), which received an Arts Council Writers' Award, Selected Poems (2000), and The Chine (2002). Active as an actor and director in both the UK and Iran, she has founded Matrix, a women's experimental theatre group, and co-founded Theatre in Exile. She is also the founder of the Poetry School in London. She participates courtesy of the William B. Quarton International Writing Program Scholarship.

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Ezzat GOUSHEGIR

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GOUSHEGUR
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Ezzat
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Persian
Iran

Houshang GOLSHIRI

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GOLSHIRI
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Houshang
Male
Regions and Countries: 
Persian
Iran

Reza Baraheni

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Baraheni
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Reza
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Regions and Countries: 
Arabic
Iran
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