Salon Reading: Nazila Fathi

Be part of an evening with Iranian journalist, translator, and commentator, Nazila Fathi. She will be reading from The Lonely War: One Women’s Account of the Struggle For Modern Iran.

Nazila Fathi is a journalist, translator and commentator on Iran and the author of The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran. She reported out of Iran for nearly two decades until 2009 when she was forced to leave the country because of government threats against her. 

Ms. Fathi has written for the New York Review of Books, Foreign Policy, Vogue and Harvard Nieman Report and has been a guest speaker on CNN, BBC, CBC and NPR. She received her Masters of Arts from University of Toronto in Political Science. She was awarded Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship at Lund University in 2003, Nieman Fellowship for journalism at Harvard in 2010-11, Shorenstein Fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2012 and a fellowship at Harvard Belfer Center in 2012-13.

The FREE Salon Reading: Nazila Fathi will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 7:00 until 9:00 pm. A reception is scheduled for 7:00 pm. The Salon Reading begins at 7:30 pm and will be followed by dessert and informal conversation at 8:30 pm. For more information, or to reserve your free seat, visit the City of Asylum Salon Reading event page or call 412-323-0278.

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