Meet the Author: Shattering the Stereotypes of Iran and Iranians Through Fiction Past

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 ,
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
- New York, NY, United States

Four Iranian-American writers — Salar Abdoh, Anita Amirrezvani, Persis Karim, and Dalia Sofer –offer a bracing counter-narrative to prevailing discourse about Iran. Moderated by writer and translator Nahid Mozaffari, the discussion will include such topics as the role of fiction vs. memoir and poetry; the difference between literature being written in Iran and the US; the role of minorities; the post-9/11 climate; and the connections between tradition and the minority experience. Novelist Anita

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