Art of Translation Series: Sara Khalili at Alphabet City

Free Events at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It promises to be a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. It also serves as a home for many partnering artists and organizations in our own community. To view all of the events that are scheduled, visit the Alphabet City website.

Art of Translation Series: Sara Khalili 
Monday, January 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Celebrate acclaimed Persian translator Sara Khalili who will kick off the new season of City of Asylum’s Art of Translation Series. Sara will read and discuss her latest translation Moon Brow by Shahriar Mandanipour. Sara is an editor and translator of contemporary Iranian literature. Her other translations include Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour, The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons by Goli Taraghi, The Book of Fate by Parinoush Saniee, Kissing the Sword by Shahrnush Parsipur, and Rituals of Restlessness by Yaghoub Yadali.