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Dedi Felman

Dedi Felman
Contributor

Dedi Felman

Dedi Felman is a writer and director born and raised in New Jersey. A devotee of global politics and adventure, she co-founded www.wordswithoutborders.org, a post-“Axis of Evil” collaboration that threw open the doors to a “many voices, one world” literary conversation. Dedi attended the UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting and was in the inaugural class of the HBO Access Writing Fellowship. Her latest venture, launched with partner Hollie Overton, is Genre Masters, an educational company devoted to taking the mystery out of writing genre books. Her espionage drama short, “Allegiance,” was a finalist at the USA Film Festival and voted a Kickstarter “Project We Love.” She is currently working on two feature films, American Holler, a heist movie, and a contained sci-fi drama, The Immortalists.

Articles by Dedi Felman

Noor Jehan
By Dan Bevacqua
I think I first saw Noor Jehan in the film Khandan. They called her Baby in those days, but believe me when I say that she didn’t look like a baby. On the contrary, her body had every feature that…
Translated from Urdu by Dedi Felman
Forward Interview with Alexandr Skidan
By Dedi Felman
Reading what passes for the interview nowadays, one often wonders if the author has died—and been replaced by their publicist. So when we run across a genuinely-engaged literary conversation in…
Shadows & Questions
By Dedi Felman
From Diary of A Bad Year: “I read again last night the fifth chapter of the second part of The Brothers Karamazov, the chapter in which Ivan hands back his ticket of admission to the universe God…
Miami Part Three–Final Translation Market Fun
By Dedi Felman
Snow flurries have finally graced the gray skies of New York City, the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center has been lit, and thick woolen bodywrappings are now de rigeur at Greenmarket–winter has…
Miami Part Two–The Agent Buzz Panel
By Dedi Felman
Miami Part Two—Buzz Panel suggestionsIt’s almost 60 degrees and sunny here in New York City, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is in full swing (welcome Shrek, Abby Cadabby, and to…
Miami, Part One
By Dedi Felman
Miami Book Fair International/Translation MarketWas it only last weekend that I dove into an outdoor pool surrounded by gorgeous palms at twilight? As I floated on my back, gazing up at the slowly darkening,…