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Zohreh Ghahremani

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in Mashad, Iran



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Dr. Zohreh (Zoe) Khazai Ghahremani is the author of SKY OF RED POPPIES, winner of KPBS’s One Book, One San Diego 2012. Her sophomore novel, THE MOON DAUGHTER, was named 2014's Best Published General Fiction by the San Diego Book Awards.

An immigrant, Zohreh draws heavily from her Iranian-American culture in her writing.

Visit her online at http://zoeghahremani.com

Iranians are a sentimental nation, a fact that could be used against the accusations of terrorism. Yes, we do have criminals, but what nation doesn’t? And yes, like all mankind, we become involved in a variety of wrongdoings. However, to picture the children of Hafez and Rumi capable of major terrorism, or fear their atomic destruction of the Earth they worship, is a stretch of imagination.


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Sky of Red Poppies

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Zohreh Ghahremani Animal Expressions
A master of photography, Judith Hamilton has given back some of the love we receive from Mother Nature. In this brief collection of wildlife images, she brings together the wisdom of great minds and the beauty in the animal kingdom. I hope to see more of her work.

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