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Amir Ahmadi Arian

Iranian writer Amir Ahmadi Arian

Amir Ahmadi Arian

Amir Ahmadi Arian is an Iranian novelist and journalist. He has written two critically-acclaimed novels and a book of nonfiction in Farsi. In English, his short stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Witness, Literary Hub, Asymptote, Massachusetts Review, etc. He holds a PhD in comparative literature from the University of Queensland, Australia, and an MFA in creative writing from NYU. He currently teaches literature and creative writing at City College, New York.

Articles by Amir Ahmadi Arian

A Year Among the Boat People, My People
By Amir Ahmadi Arian
What brings people together isn’t language. If anything, when times are hard, shared language can deepen divisions.