Iranian Authors & Artists in Toronto
was established in 1995 by a group of Iranian writers, poets, dramatists and artists,
who had set their minds against any form of oppression and were eagerly looking for new forms of expression.
The first public gathering of
was held in a small restaurant and young poets and writers presented their works. After a short pause
moved to U of T as a regular monthly gathering place.
since then organizers of
have been able to bring in both young as well as established authors.
English speaking Canadian authors such as Anne Ireland,
, Sandra Martin and Fraser Sutherland have performed for our audience that usually exceeds 200 in each monthly gathering.
has a close affinity with Pen Canada's objectives and has hosted authors and journalists such as Faraj Sarkoohi, Ebrahim Nabavi, Mohammad MohamdAli and many more.
has successfully launched newly published books of its members.
in Persian means
and is from the same root as
in Indo-European languages.
Click on any of the posters below to get more information on the event.
More archival material: vAzh
é events after 2004
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