Tirdad Zolghadr was born in California and raised in Iran, England, and Switzerland. He holds a B.A. in history and political science and an M.A. in English and comparative literature, both from the University of Geneva.
Words Without Borders opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the best international literature. Every month we publish select prose and poetry on our site. In addition we develop print anthologies, work with educators to bring literature in translation into classrooms, host events with foreign authors, and maintain an extensive archive of global writing. read more »