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Literary Reading Series: Nilofar Shidmehr

Th SCAC Fall 2020 Literary Series continues with online reading with Nilofar Shidmehr.

Nilofar Shidmehr is author of short fiction and poetry. Divided Loyalties was a finalist for the BC Book Prize.

Iranian-born Nilofar Shidmehr is the author of two collections of short fiction and four books of poetry in English and Persian. Her novella in verse, Shirin and Salt Man, was a finalist for the BC Book-Prize. Divided Loyalties, Nilofar’s most recent publication is a collection of short stories described by The tEmz Review as reflecting “decades of Iranian women’s experiences, spanning from 1978 – through and beyond the 1979 revolution – to 2008. These nine stories highlight aspects of women’s lives which are often overlooked…” subverting “traditional expectations in both small and large ways”.

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