Salon Reading: Shahriar Mandanipour

Join in for an evening of fiction at 330 Sampsonia Way with Iranian writer, Shahriar Mandanipour, on Tuesday, January 13, from 7:00 until 9:00 pm.
Shahriar Mandanipour (Mondanipour) is one of the most accomplished writers of contemporary Iranian literature. He has held fellowships at Brown University, Harvard University, Boston College, and at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin. He has been a visiting professorship at Brown University, where he taught courses in Persian literature and cinema.

Shahriar Mandanipour’s honors include the Mehregan Award for the best Iranian children’s novel of 2004, the 1998 Golden Tablet Award for best fiction in Iran during the previous two decades, and Best Film Critique at the 1994 Press Festival in Tehran. Mandanipour is the author of nine volumes of fiction, one nonfiction book, and more than 100 essays in literary theory, literature and art criticism, creative writing, censorship, and social commentary.

The Salon Reading with Shahriar Mandanipour is free. You can reserve your free seat online. For more information or to make a reservation, email Karen Simpson or call 412-323-0278.

330 Sampsonia Way Pittsburgh 15212