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A Night of Persian Poetry in New York Featuring Taha Ebrahimi

Shab-e She'r

6 - 8 pm / $6 admission / Bowery Poetry Club -
308 Bowery
(Between Houston and Bleecker) F train to 2nd Ave, 6 to Bleecker.

Join us for PAF's February edition of Shab-e She'r Wednesday, February 18th!

This month's reader will be Taha Ebrahimi, whose award-winning writing has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, The Seattle Times, RIVET Magazine, Elan Magazine, Whitehot Magazine, "Keep It Real: Everything You Need to Know About Researching and Writing Creative Nonfiction" (Norton, 2008) and is forthcoming in "Love and Pomegranates: New Voices Celebrating Iran." She has been in residence at both Hedgebrook and the Millay Colony for the Arts, where she was also on the jury in 2008. She is currently working on a nonfiction book about her travels among expatriate Iranian Sufis during 2001. She received her M.F.A. from the University of Pittsburgh where she also taught writing for three years.  

Be sure to bring your own work or favorite Iranian poetry to read during the open mic portion of the event!  Click here for more information.   

For more information, visit PAF online at

Persian Arts Festival, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing the magnificence and diversity of Persian art and culture through its voices, artists and visionaries. PAF provides a truly unique opportunity for local and global communities to gather and explore one of the world's most ancient and rich civilizations. Persian Arts Festival is a sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). More information at

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