This sweeping multi-generational debut tells the story of a centuries-old curse carrying one family to the brink of the 1979 Iranian revolution--and announces the arrival of a bold new literary talent.
This is an anthology of poetry featuring seven younger Iranian poet.
The UW Dept. of Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures (MELC), in collaboration with the Mo Habib Memorial Foundation and @deepvellum Publishing, enthusiastically calls for submissions of one or more collections of Persian poetry (50-250 texts, translated into English) through March 1, 2024. The winning translation will receive a $10,000 cash prize and publication with Deep Vellum! For details on the prize and how to submit, visit https://melc.washington.edu/news/2023/09/06/call-poetry-translators-second-cycle-mo-habib-translation-prize.