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 […]

Golshiri Awards on Pause

July 24, 2014 Shahraz Savaji 0

After 13 controversial rounds, the private-section Golshiri Award is stopped. The coordinators hope that by pausing the current system of annual award-granting, they can direct […]

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 […]

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.

The Balkh Festival

February 11, 2014 Farzaneh Doosti 0

Founded by Alhoda International Cultural, Artistic and Publishing Institute, the Balkh Festival tends to expand mutual cultural interests between Iranian and Afghan thinkers and writers by commemorating and awarding outstanding figures and achievements in this regard.