IBNA- After a month, two Iranian illustrators, Ehsan Abdollahi and Marjan Vafaeian are still waiting for their visas to be issued by the British Home Office and get to Edinburgh Book Festival.
IBNA- Director of Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institute said that Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) provides a suitable ground for Iranian publishers and writers to communicate with international media.
IBNA- Celebrated Iranian writer of children and young adults fiction Houshang Moradi Kermani said that reading short stories is more helpful to the foreign students of Persian language.
IBNA- Influenced by the poetry of Forough Farokhzad, Iranian-American writer Jasmin Darznik believes that by reading her poems, the U.S. immigrants find a new hope in their lives.
IBNA- Following his visit to International Electronic, Computer & E-Commerce Exhibition in Tehran, Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi appreciated young Iranian experts and inventors in a Twitter message saying “Let’s trust our youth”.
IBNA- The eight-volume series ‘A Fiction with Quranic Concept’ which was printed last year by Beh Nashr Publishing in Tehran, is translated into Turkish and German.
IBNA- Iranian writer of children and young adults’ books Jamshid Khanian was the guest of White Raven Biennial in Munich International Youth Library.
IBNA- The meeting for considering the Persian language condition in the world, from the 85th course of Sa’adi Foundation will be held on Sunday.
IBNA- For the first time, 100 ghazals by Mowlana Jalal al-Din Rumi has been translated from Persian into English and published for Hindi enthusiasts of the legendary Iranian poet and Sufi mystic.
IBNA-with more than 100 writers in attendance, Sarajevo National Literature Festival was held as a books by Iranian writer Mostafa Mastoor was unveiled.
IBNA- The first meeting from this series of the “Literature of Northern Europe” be held in Iran’s House of Humanities’ Thinkers in Tehran where Knut Hamsun’s novel ‘Hunger’ will be reviewed.
IBNA- An exhibition of selected Works already displayed at Biennial of Illustration Bratislava is opened on July 15 in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province of Iran and will run by July 21.
IBNA- Cambridge University will soon publish an analytical-historic book, ‘Both Eastern and Western’ by Iranian Professor of the California State University Afshin Matin-Asgari on the history of Iranian intellectualism.
IBNA- Iran’s Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi met Russian Vice Minister of Mass Media and stressed that while print press is a part of the identity of media, drops in audience number is threatening them.
IBNA- The meeting “Challenges and Methods of Teaching Persian Language and Literature in India” will be held in Tehran’s Sa’adi Foundation on Saturday.
IBNA- Iranian-American writer Ottessa Moshfegh Admires the Genius of Whoopi Goldberg, the Nihilism of Nirvana and worries that she says too much in her interviews.
IBNA- The novel, ‘My Year of Rest and Relaxation’ by Iranian-American writer Ottessa Moshfegh a Man Booker nominee for her ‘Eileen’ (2015) will be available soon.
IBNA- Dina Nayeri, Iranian novelist, essayist and graduate of the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop, has won the seventh-annual Paul Engle Prize.
IBNA-12-year-old Iranian girl Nasrin Mahboub was granted top prize at the international section of the 18th JQA International Environmental Children's Drawing Contest in Japan.