Sandstone Press

Farnoosh Moshiri portrait

Farnoosh Moshiri

Iranian born writer Farnoosh Moshiri has published plays, short stories, and translations in Iranian literary magazines before she fled her country after a massive arrest of secular intellectuals, feminists and political activists. She lived in refugee camps in Afghanistan and India for four years before emigrating to the US in 1987. Her novels and collections include At the Wall of Almighty (Interlink 1999), The Bathhouse (Black Heron Press 2001, Beacon Press, 2002), The Crazy Dervish and the Pomegranate Tree (Black Heron Press 2004), and Against Gravity (Penguin, 2006). Currently, she is a professor of creative writing at the University of Houston-Downtown.

Books by this author

The Drum Tower by Farnoosh Moshiri