Sheida Mohamadi Poetry Reading Past

Saturday, July 16, 2016 ,
5:00 PM
- Berkeley, CA, United States

Free Event

Diaspora Arts Connection is proud to welcome Iranian poet and writer Sheida Mohammad back to the Bay Area for an afternoon of poetry reading at the Persian Center. She will be reading from her latest book, "I Blink and You Are a Peacock," and others. This event is entirely in Persian language. This event is free and open to public. Light refreshments will be served.

About our guest:
Sheida Mohamadi, Poet, fiction writer and Journalist, was born in Tehran, Iran. She is the first Poet in Residence at the Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies at the University of California, Irvine. She was also a Poet in Residence at University of Maryland in 2010. Sheida has been a member of Pen Center USA since 2010.

She has published five books. The Moonlight Opened its Heart, Lady! Came out in 2001 and her second, a novel titled The Legend of Baba Leila, was published in 2005. Her third book The Snapshot of Lovemaking is a collection of poems, was published in 2007. Her most recent book, Crimson whispers, was published in 2015. I Blink and You Are a Peacock is currently published in Jordan Center for Persian Studies at University of Irvine California spring 2016. Sheida’s Poems have been translated into different languages, including English, French, Arabic, Czech, Germany, Turkish, Kurdish and Swedish.

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