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Sādeq Chubak – widely considered as the greatest naturalist writer in Persian literature

Sādeq Chubak (Persian: صادق چوبک‎) (August 5, 1916—July 3, 1998).  Widely considered as the greatest naturalist writer in Persian literature, he has written a large bulk of works including novels, short stories, and plays. The collected stories Puppet Show and … Continue reading

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Sadegh Hedayat – Iran’s foremost modern writer of prose fiction and short stories

Sadegh Hedayat (in Persian: صادقهدایت; February 17, 1903, Tehran — 9 April 1951, Paris, France) was Iran‘s foremost modern writer of prose fiction and short stories. He was educated at Collège Saint-Louis (French catholic school) and Dar ol-Fonoon (1914–1916). In … Continue reading

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Iranian writer Mansour Koushan awarded Ossietzky medal

The 2010 Carl von Ossietzky medal, awarded annually to a writer who champions human rights and freedom of speech, has been awarded to Iranian writer and dramatist, Mansour Koushan. In the past years, he has staged several plays and founded … Continue reading

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