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University of Maryland publishes Iranian "Packet of Poems"

TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Mehr News Agency) -- The University of Maryland has recently published the book "Packet of Poems", which is a compilation of selected works of contemporary Iranian poets.

Translated into English by Professor Fred Badman of the university's Center for Persian Studies, the book includes works by Iranian poets of the 1960s and 1970s like Forugh Farrokhzad, Sohrab Sepehri, and Ahmad Shamlu along with modern-day poets Shams Langrudi and Ali Salehi, Langrudi told CHN on Sunday.

He said that celebrated Iranian literary scholar and translator Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak has also praised the collection.

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