Houshang Ebtehaj [b. 1928]

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[UPDATED Aug 10, 2022] Ebtehaj, Houshang (Rasht, 25 Feb. 1928 – Köln, 10 August 2022), alias H. E. Sayeh. Modernist poet and famous ghazal-writer of […]

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Founded in November 2013, Parsagon attempts to present a vista of the latest achievements of Persian literati and artists/writers of Iranian origin, as well as to serve as an authentic archive of books coming from Iran. The team’s activities are diverse:

  • Translating and localizing Persian literary texts,
  • Editing and consulting services to Persian writers whose work are found apt for translation,
  • Promotion of Persian literature and culture in the English-speaking world,
  • Completion of an online database of contemporary Iranian/Persian literary and cultural figures.

PARSAGON is an Iran-based private and non-partisan literary project.