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Fereshteh Molavi

Contributor

Fereshteh Molavi

Born in Tehran, Fereshteh Molavi is the author of several works of fiction, short stories, and essays, including The House of Cloud and Wind, The Sun Fairy, and The Departures of Seasons, which won the Mehregan Literary Award (Tehran, 2012). Due to censorship in Iran, some of her works, including Those Years, These Essays, and Adam’s Darkroom, have been released in Europe. Her first book in English, Stories from Tehran, was released in 2018. She has worked as an editor, translator, and research librarian, and also taught Persian language and literature at the University of Toronto and York University. She now lives in Toronto and divides her time between writing, organizing literary events, and advocating freedom of speech and human rights in Iran.

Articles by Fereshteh Molavi

An Absurd Report
By Fereshteh Molavi
Iranian-Canadian writer and activist Fereshteh Molavi recounts one of her many experiences of being held at the US/Canada border. Molavi has a piece in the forthcoming Banthology: Stories From Banned…
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