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Thursday, October 17 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Niloufar Talebi: Self-Portrait in Bloom

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Award-winning translator Niloufar Talebi discusses her new hybrid memoir Self-Portrait in Bloom, which delves deep into Iranian literary history, personal biography, and portrait of poet Ahmad Shamlou. Told in fragments of prose, poetry, and photographs, this lyrical exploration pays homage to Tehran, the city of Talebi's childhood, and was released this year in the 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution. In conversation with author/historian Tamim Ansary. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Tamim Ansary

Tamim Ansary is the author of Destiny Disrupted and Games without Rules, among other books. For ten years he wrote a monthly column for Encarta.com, and has published essays and commentary in the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, Alternet, TomPaine.com, Edutopia, Parade, Los... Read More →

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Niloufar Talebi

Author, award-winning translator, multidisciplinary artist, and producer, Niloufar Talebi is the editor and translator of Belonging: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World (North Atlantic Books, 2008) and creator of its theatrical performance, ICARUS/RISE. Other projects include... Read More →


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