That Cosy Corner on the Left
Mehdi Rabbi was born on August 19, 1980, in Ahwaz. In an introduction to his second book, he says “I write stories because I can’t help […]
Birthday of Reza Deldar-Nik
Short story by Mohammad Tolouei It happened in the middle of the ceremony. Although mom had made sure I went to the toilet just before […]
Two weeks ago, Robert Enke killed himself. He was the goalkeeper of both Hanover and the German national soccer team. Which one of the Iranian players would do something like that?
Review: Marziyeh Sotoudeh’s “Top Top Khamir”
From the short story collection The Care of Strangers Author: Marzieh Sotoudeh Language: Persian Publisher: H&S Media, 2013 Marziyeh Sotoudeh (b. 1957) is an Iranian-Canadian […]
As Though Someone Is Laughing at Little Girls!
Written by Mehrnaz Shirazi-Adl From the short story collection That’s Perhaps the Only Way (شاید تنها راهش همین باشد) – Qatreh Publications, 2016. Translated from the Persian […]
Memorial Day A short story by Peyman Esmaeili Translated from Persian by Shima Houshyar Courtesy of ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF PERSIAN LITERATURE Release Date: […]
The Book of Isfahan
Authors: Ali Khodaei, Arash Sadeqbeigi, Jafar Modarres-Sadeghi, Keyhan Khanjani, Mohammad Tolouei, Nasibeh Fazlellahi Publication Date: 2015; Publisher: Ofoq Available in other languages: No The Book […]
The Mourners of Bayal
Author: Gholamhossein Sa’edi Publication Date: 1964 Perhaps the best-known collection of Gholamhossein Sa’edi’s short stories, The Mourners of Bayal comprises eight interconnected stories, all of which […]