Writers on Writing: Shahrnush Parsipur

Monday, September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm to 9:45 pm
Photo of Shahrnush Parsipur
Shahrnush Parsipur discusses her book Women and Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran (The Feminist Press). This book was banned in Iran and landed her in Iranian jail due to its references to virginity. Free.
Humanities Building, Humanities Auditorium
Creative Writing Department
Creative Writing Department
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Parsipur’s other books include Touba and the Meaning of Night. Born in Iran in 1946, she began her career as a fiction writer and a producer at Iranian National Television and Radio. She now lives in exile in California.

The Creative Writing Department opens its Writers on Writing course to the public on Mondays this semester. Taught by Robert Glück, the course features faculty and visiting writers reading from their works and discussing their creative process.