List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2004-11-04

    Transplanted Writer Series: Iranian-American Women Poets

    Bay Area - South Bay Thursday - November 4, 2004     07:30 PM

    Poetry Center San Jose is proud to present an evening of poetry and discussion featuring Iranian-American artists Persis Karim, Zara Houshmand, and Katayoon Zandvakili.

    The event will take place on Thursday, November 4, 2004 at 7:30pm in Room #225 of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, located on the San Jose State University campus.

    Persis Karim is an assistant professor at San Jose State University, co-editor and co-author of A World Between: Poems, Short Stories and Essays by Iranian-Americans (George Braziller, 1999), and co-editor of a second anthology "Let Me Tell You Where I Have Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora (forthcoming).

    Zara Houshmand is an award winning translator of Bijan Mofid's plays as well as playwright of The Future Ain't What It Used to Be and In Xanadu.

    Katayoon Zandvakili is author of the poetry collection Deer Table Legs (University of Georgia Press, 1998). The title poem of Deer Table Legs appeared in Pushcart Prize XXIV (2000). Her work has appeared in numerous publications and anthologies.

    From: Abby Pennington, Poetry Center San Jose (

    Poetry Workshop

    Vancouver Thursday - November 4, 2004     07:45 PM

    Please pay attention that our next two sessions are held:
    Tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 4) and after two weeks (Thursday, Nov. 18).
    There will be no session between them (i.e. no session on Nov. 11).
    Please inform those friends who do not get our email.

    One real world is enough


    In our 5th session on "Persian Love Stories" we will continue reading from Nezami's
    Khosro and Shireen.

    Place: St. Catherine's Anglican church
    1058 Ridgewood Drive
    Edgemont Village,
    North Vancouver

    Date: Thursday Nov. 4 , 2004
    Time: 7: 45 ( gather 7: 45 , talk 8.00) To 9: 40 pm.
    Reception: Chai, Coffee & Shirini.
    Please sign-in at tea-break.
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