The day the poetry died in Iran by Yahya Dehghanpour

Monday 13 th of February 1967 must have been the day the poetry died in Iran. It was the day when poet and filmmaker Forough Farrokhzad, commonly known as Forough, could not avoid a car crash in Tehran. She passed away in the ambulance while she was rushed to a …

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Iran, in the shadow of an immobile reality

“Iran 1970” is a precious little jewel published by the phantastic Humboldt Books, a publishing house in Milan, specialized in travel literature. Each time I take it in my hands, I forget about everything else. , © Humboldt Books The book contains the travelogue of a young man exploring together …