Archive for June, 2008

Creative Press Pack

Creative Press Pack

Anthologies Offer Poetic Diplomacy

A write-up about BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World
in the July/Aug 2008 Poets and Writers Magazine by Travis Nichols

Persian Arts Festival Shab-e She’r

Niloufar Talebi reads from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World at the
Persian Arts Festival’s Shab-e She’r at the Bowery Poetry Club.

Wednesday November 19th, from 6-8 PM
bowery.jpg308 Bowery
New York, NY 10012
(212) 614-0505

Ledig House International Writer’s Residency reading

Niloufar Talebi reads her work-in-progress at the Ledig House International Writer’s Residency ‘KGB Bar reading series’.

kgb_logo.gifSunday November 9th, 7 PM
KGB Bar
85 East 4th Street
NYC 10003

ICARUS/RISE Re-mix!

For those of you who missed the 2007 premier of ICARUS/RISE at Theater Artaud, the San Francisco-based Red Poppy Art House is presenting an ICARUS/RISE Re-mix.

ICARUS/RISE is a multimedia theatrical piece based on poetry featured in BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World, connecting the myth of Icarus with the migration of Iranians, and the solitary journey of the artist/migrant in the quest for freedom.
redpoppy.jpgFriday October 10, 2008 and Saturday October 11, 2008
2698 FOLSOM SF,CA 94110

Books Inc. Mountain View

Niloufar Talebi reads from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World at Books Inc. Mountain View.

Thursday October 9, 2008 @ 7:30 PM
301 Castro Street, Mountain View
(650) 428-1234

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Reading of BELONGING at Rug Jones

Writer and filmmaker Jason Rezaian hosts a reading of BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World (North Atlantic Books, August 2008), edited and translated by Niloufar Talebi, at his unique and soulful Persian rug store.

Rug Jones

531 Sutter St. (between Powell and Mason)
San Francisco, CA 94102

rugs@rugjones.com or call (415)399-1492

SF Litquake 2008 Panel

Niloufar Talebi participates in a panel, “East of Istanbul: Voices from the Muslim World” with Tamim Ansary, Anita Amirrezvani, Persis Karim, moderated by UpFront and New America Media’s Sandip Roy


October 6, 2008 at 6 PM – Mechanics Institute Library
57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 (415) 393-0100

SF Litquake 2008 Reading

Niloufar Talebi reads from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World at Litquake festival’s
Koret Reading Series, “Around the World in 60 Minutes”

Readers are:
Nguyen Do
Malena Watrous
Siddharth Shanghvi
Niloufar Talebi
Zoë Ferraris
Saikat Majumdar
Erika Mailman
Saturday October 4, 2008, 12 Noon
Book signing at 5:30 PM
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco CA 94102-4733 – (415) 557-4400

Mission Arts and Performance Project (MAPP)

Screening ‘Midnight Approaches’, a DVD of short films based on the poetry in BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World.

Mother_CAPTION_erase.jpgSaturday October 4th, 7 PM
Various locations around Folsom and 23rd Street in San Francisco

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BELONGING on Payvand

Cornelia Street Cafe Reading

Niloufar Talebi reads from BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World
at the Cornelia Street Cafe.

Thursday September 25, 2008

29 Cornelia Street, NYC 10014

212-989-9319

6-8 PM. $7 admission includes a drink.
Co-sponsored by Kodoom.com

City University of New York

The Middle East and Middle East American Center at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center hosts an evening for BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World.

Wednesday Sept. 17, 2008, 6.30-8.30 PM
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016-4309

Rooms C204/205
212/817-7570

Co-sponsored by Kodoom.com

BELONGING reading at the Levantine Cultural Center

Niloufar Talebi reads from “BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World” (North Atlantic Books), along with Joyce Zonana, who will talk about and sign copies of her memoir “Dream Homes, From Cairo to Katrina, an Exile’s Journey” (Feminist Press 2008), about growing up Egyptian American and Jewish.

6-8 PM
Levantine Cultural Center
1012 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

310/657-5511

Stacey’s Bookstore reading

The Asia Society Northern California co-presents the first reading of BELONGING: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World in San Francisco, at Stacey’s Bookstore in downtown SF.
Tuesday August 5th, 2008, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
581 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 421-4687