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First Tuesdays Presents Sara Khalili
February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$5.00
Sara Khalili is an editor and translator of contemporary Iranian literature. Her translations include Moon Brow and 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. She has also translated several volumes of poetry by Forough Farrokhzad, Simin Behbahani, Siavash Kasraii, and Fereydoon Moshiri. Her short story translations have appeared in AGNI, The Kenyon Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, EPOCH, GRANTA, Words Without Borders, The Literary Review, and PEN America, among others.
An open mic will precede the featured reading. If you’d like to participate, bring 3 minutes of work in any genre. Sign up starts at 6:30. The venue asks for a $5 counter purchase.