10 Jan 2015

January 10, 2015 parsagon 0

1. The New Generation of Persian Writers: Website launched January is the month of beginnings and a project that sets its beginning in January enjoys […]

Tehran Story Award

December 25, 2014 Shahraz Savaji 0

Tehran Story Award (or as Zibasazi has entitled it, Tehran’s Story Award) was founded in 2014 by TBO (Tehran Beautification Organization, dependnt of the Municipality […]

Goli Taraghi [b. 1939]

August 1, 2014 Leili Adibfar 0

The first chapter of Goli Taraghi’s Two Worlds, “The First Day,” begins with the narrator finding herself stunned and silent at a psychiatric hospital, stuck […]

Houshang Golshiri Awards

June 5, 2014 Shataw Naseri 0

Houshang Golshiri (born 1936, Esfahan—June 5, 2000, Tehran) is a prominent figure in Persian secular literature. His most famous novel, Prince Ehtejab (1968), later became […]

RIP Richard Nelson Frye

March 29, 2014 parsagon 0

Regarded as the “dean of the world’s Iranists,” Eminent American scholar and Iranologist Richard Nelson Frye passed away on March 27, 2014 aged 94. He […]

Sadeq Hedayat Literary Awards

February 20, 2014 Shataw Naseri 0

Sadeq Hedayat Literary Awards was initiated in 2003 in honor of the 100th birthday of the great writer of The Bind Owl and since then it has been awarded to the Best Persian Short Stories.