Writer Mansour Koushan Dies Aged 65

Mansour Koushan, Iranian writer and poet passed away today (February 16) in Norway at age 65 having suffered from cancer, ISNA reports.

Born on 26 December, 1948, Koushan was a poet, writer, researcher, journalist and winner of a number of Iranian and international awards including Iran Theater House Festival’s award for a work written on Ibsen (2009) and the Ossietzky Prize (2010).

His novels, mostly published abroad, include: The Forgotten Women, Mute Mouth, The Trinity of Magic, Devil’s Loves, The Mystery of the Porch, Earthly Manners and The Interlunar. 

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