Poetry at Sangam




Sholeh Wolpé is an Iranian-born poet and writer. A recipient of the 2014 PEN/Heim, 2013 Midwest Book Award and 2010 Lois Roth Persian Translation prize, Wolpé ’s literary work includes four collections of poetry, two plays, three books of translations, and three anthologies. Her most recent publications include The Conference of the Birds (W.W. Norton & Co), Cómo escribir una canción de amor (Olifante Ediciones de Poesia, Spain), and Keeping Time With Blue Hyacinths (University of Arkansas Press.)  Wolpé ’s writings have been translated into eleven languages and included in numerous American and international anthologies and journals of poetry and fiction. Presently, she is the 2018 inaugural Author in Residence at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Poems by Sholeh Wolpé

[with Audio]
Each Day

The Writer

Land of Loss

Translations by Sholeh Wolpé

Blood’s Voice by Mohsen Emadi

From Amsterdam to Tehran by Mohsen Emadi

Earthly Verses by Forugh Farrokhzad

Forgive Her by Forugh Farrokhzad

Rebellious God by Forugh Farrokhzad

Untitled by Peyman Vahabzadeh

A MOB! TUMULT! by Peyman Vahabzadeh

Lidless Coffins With No Bodies by Behzad Zarrinpour

My Hands Tremble Yet Again— A Soliloquy by Sheida Mohamadi

The Sun Moves Slant by Sheida Mohamadi

The Hoopoe Advises the Birds by Attar [with Audio]

Parable of a Donkey Who Farted by Attar [with Audio]
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