Fereshteh Molavi

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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 was admired by the Mehregan Literary Award (Tehran, 2012). While in Iran, unable to publish some of her works due to censorship, she compiled a comprehensive bibliography of short stories in Persian and also translated numerous works by internationally-known writers. She moved to North America in 1998, and was previously a research librarian and the Persian bibliographer at Sterling Library, Yale University. She now lives in Toronto and divides her time among writing, organizing literature events, and advocating freedom of speech and human rights in Iran.

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