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Naseem Jamnia

Naseem Jamnia

Naseem is a queer, nonbinary, Persian, trans, Chicagoan, writer, neuroscientist, baker, nerd, gamer.

Born to Iranian immigrants, I was raised...

Naser al-Din Shah Qajar

Naser al-Din Shah Qajar

Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (Persian: ناصرالدین‌شاه قاجار, romanized: Nāser-ad-Din Ŝāh-e Qājār; 17 July 1831 – 1 May 1896) was the fourth Shah of Qajar Ir...
Abbas Maroufi

Abbas Maroufi

Abbas Maroufi (Persian: عباس معروفی, 17 May 1957 in Sangsar– 1 September 2022 in Berlin) was an Iranian novelist and journalist. His most famous novel...
Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi (French: [maʁʒan satʁapi]; Persian: مرجان ساتراپی [mæɾˈdʒɒːn(e) sɒːtɾɒːˈpiː]; born 22 November 1969) is a French-Iranian graphic novel...
Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian (born 1976) is an Iranian-American author, screenwriter, and producer. His debut novel, The Walk-In Closet, won the Lambda Literary Awar...
Rowayat

Rowayat

In 2012, Rowayat روايات launched as a literary journal platforming the hybrid writer, focusing on E...

Dariush Shayegan

Dariush Shayegan

Dariush Shayegan (Persian: داریوش شایگان;‎ 24 January 1935 – 22 March 2018) was one of the most consequential thinkers of contemporary Iran and the Ne...
Azar Nafisi

Azar Nafisi

Azar Nafisi (Persian: آذر نفیسی; born 1948) is an Iranian-American writer and professor of English literature. Born in Tehran, Iran, she has resided i...
Natascha Sadr Haghighian

Natascha Sadr Haghighian

Natascha Sadr Haghighian is an artist known for assuming multiple identities. Her official press releases and gallery biographies conflict on country ...
Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi (Persian: حمید دباشی; born 1951) is an Iranian-American professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University i...
Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami (Persian: عباس کیارستمی [ʔæbˌbɒːs kijɒːɾostæˈmi] ; 22 June 1940 – 4 July 2016) was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, poet, phot...
Arsham Parsi

Arsham Parsi

Arsham Parsi is an Iranian LGBT human rights activist living in exile in Canada. He is the founder and head of the International Railroad for Queer Re...
Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan is an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions. His first book, No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Isla...
Adib Khorram

Adib Khorram

Adib Khorram is a queer Iranian-American author. He was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. A theater kid in high school, he went on to study de...
Masoud Banisadr

Masoud Banisadr

Masoud Banisadr was born in Tehran in 1953. In 1976 he travelled to the UK, where he obtained postgraduate degrees in Engineering-Mathematics. Bani...

Maryam Haydari

Maryam Haydari

شاعرة ومترجمة إيرانية، مواليد 1984 في الأهواز-إيران. ترجمت العديد من الشعراء والكتاب الإيرانيين والأفغان إلى العربية كما ترجمت شعراء وكتابا عربا إلى ا...
Sara Farizan

Sara Farizan

Sara Farizan is an American writer of young adult literature. Her debut novel, If You Could Be Mine, won the Ferro-Grumley Award, the Edmund White Awa...
Naseem Jamnia

Naseem Jamnia

Naseem is a queer, nonbinary, Persian, trans, Chicagoan, writer, neuroscientist, baker, nerd, gamer.

Born to Iranian immigrants, I was raised...

Naser al-Din Shah Qajar

Naser al-Din Shah Qajar

Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (Persian: ناصرالدین‌شاه قاجار, romanized: Nāser-ad-Din Ŝāh-e Qājār; 17 July 1831 – 1 May 1896) was the fourth Shah of Qajar Ir...

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