Roshan Vaziri, an Iranian translator of Polish literary works, has lost her battle against a brain tumor.
Seyyed Hassan Khomeini says the first thing society can do to march toward goodness is to let go of grudges.
Zoya Pirzad has become the latest Iranian figure to receive France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor award.
Respected literati and senior government officials have paid tribute to the Jewish Iranian lexicographer, Solayman Haim, in a gathering in Tehran.
In an interview Brad Gooch, an American biographer, weighs in on his latest project on Mawlana Jalaleddin Rumi.
The educational workshop will be held with the aim of introducing Persian poetry and Iranian literary scholars, the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization reported.
Alireza Seifuddini, an Iranian translator, is to render ‘Mr. Cevdet and His Sons’, a novel written by Turkish recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature Orhan Pamuk.
Professor Stephen Greenblatt, who was in Iran to attend the First Int’l Conference on Shakespeare Studies, has said, “I never thought that Shakespeare would become my magic carpet to the land of Persia, where I wished I could have seen someday”.
After a commemorative ceremony in Iran in April to pay tribute to Iranian and Spanish literary giants, they are to be remembered in Madrid in late October.
Special ceremonies are held in Shiraz, southern Iran, to mark Hafez Day.