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Poupeh Missaghi

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Poupeh Missaghi

poupeh missaghi is a writer, translator, and editor. Her debut book trans(re)lating house one was published in 2020, and her second book, Sound Museum, is forthcoming in 2024 (Coffee House Press)....

Her most recent translation In the Streets of Tehran, a book of witness narrative about the current Woman Life Freedom uprising in Iran, was published by Bonnier Books, UK, in October 2023. She also has another novel in translation forthcoming in 2024. An assistant professor of literary arts and studies at the University of Denver and a faculty mentor at Pacific Northwest College of Art MFA, she is currently based in Denver, Colorado. 

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Articles by Poupeh Missaghi

A handwritten sign with Woman, Life, Freedom (Jin, Jiyan, Azadi) written on it in English and Kurdish
Pirehelokan, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
People holding hands circling a fire on a street
Photo via the author
A black silhouette with a soccer ball over the chest over red flames and a yellow background with...
Image by Omar Momani
A crop of the Stop Executions Poster depicting two hanging outlines over the words No more executions...
Poster designed by Iman Nabavi
Four girls with their backs turned to the camera holding up their headscarves with their hair down
Photo via social media
Woman Life Freedom, #mashaamini, and #iranrevolution written in chalk on pavement
A family photo on sidewalk of Tehran near a parked motorcycle
A cluster of pigeons on a sidewalk
Photo by Sahar Sakhaei on Instagram
Black Persian text on a white background
Photo by Zia Nabavi on Instagram