Presented in cooperation with the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures
Farnoosh Moshiri is an Iranian-born author. Her poems and short stories were published in several Iranian periodicals prior to her escape from Iran in 1983. Her novels include At the Wall of the Almighty, The Bathhouse, and Against Gravity. Among the many literary awards she has received are the Barthelme Memorial Fellowship, the Barbara Deming Fiction for Peace and Social Justice, two Black Heron Press Awards for Social Fiction, and the Valiente Award of Voices Breaking Boundaries.
Moshiri will be reading from her recently released novel Against Gravity (Penguin, 2005).