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Ahmadreza Ahmadi

A visit to the poet of hope and peace, Ahmadreza Ahmadi

On a cold day around Christmas, we visited Ahmadreza Ahmadi, eminent Iranian poet and writer, at his flat in Tehran. His apartment is located on the beautiful hills of northern Tehran. Its walls are covered with stunning paintings, crafts and, of course, shelves full of books. Food for his cats, which is placed next to […]

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Marjan Vafaian, illustrator of Bijan & Manije and The Parrot and the Merchant

Meeting Marjan Vafaian in Tehran

Marjan lives in Kish Island, in the south of Iran. When we arrived in Iran, she had gone to Dubai to apply for a visit visa to the UK, to attend the Edinburgh International Book Festival. As you may know, despite all the documents and the EIBF invitation, her visa got refused. Unfortunately this meant […]

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Meeting Hoda Hadadi

Meeting Hoda Hadadi

by Delaram Ghanimifard During the summer trip to Iran, I met Hoda Hadadi to discuss the progress of the new book she is illustrating for Tiny Owl. I first met her at her home. There in addition to some of her artworks on the wall, she had one wall covered with a doll collection, and […]

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