Persian Poetry in Diaspora

Panel Discussion & Poetry Reading

Sunday, April 12, 2009
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
121 Dodd Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Poets Include:

Mansour Khaksar, poet and author of more than 20 books and numerous articles on literary and social issues.  His writings have appeared in different publications in Persian and English.   

Sholeh Wolpé, poet and author of 4 books in English and editor of two Anthologies. Her work appeared in scores of publications worldwide.

Abbas Saffari, award winning poet, translator and editor has published seven books inside and outside Iran.  

Sheida Mohamadi, author, poet and journalist has published three books. Her work has appeared on different magazines inside and outside Iran.

Majid Naficy, PhD, Poet, writer and literary critic, has published 12 books. His works appear in numerous publications in Farsi and English.

Partow Nooriala, poet, award winning literary critic, and author of nine books. Her works appeared on various literary magazines


Cost : Free

Amy Bruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1181

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies