Fereshteh Molavi

Fiction Writer

1 Clairtrell Road, suite # 101
Toronto, ON M2N 7H6

Author's Bio

Born in Tehran in 1953, Fereshteh Molavi lived and worked there until 1998 when she immigrated to Canada. She worked and taught at Yale University, University of Toronto, York University, and Seneca College. A fellow at Massey College and a writer-in-residence at George Brown College, Molavi has published many works of fiction and non-fiction in Persian in Iran and Europe. She has been the recipient of awards for novel and translation. Her first book in English, Stories from Tehran, was released in 2018; and her most recent novel, Thirty Shadow Birds, has been published by Inanna Publications in 2019. She lives in Toronto.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Thirty Shadow Birds (Inanna Publications, 2019)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Iranian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Persian
Born in: 
Tehran
Iran
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Last update: Apr 11, 2020