Guest Author Sholeh Wolpé

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This week at Georgia Southern we will be lucky to have Sholeh Wolpé as our guest author! She’ll be reading on Wednesday February 4th in the IT building, room 1005 from 7:00pm -8:00pm.

Sholeh Wolpe´ is a poet, editor, and literary translator. She was born in Iran and spent most of her teen years in Trinidad and the United Kingdom before settling in the United States. Recipient of the 2014 PEN/Heim Award, the 2013 Midwest Book Award, and the 2010 Lois Roth Persian Translation Prize, Wolpe´ is the author of three collections of poems and two books of translations. She has also edited three anthologies. Her most recent works are Breaking the Jaws of Silence – Sixty American Poets Speak to the World and Keeping Time with Blue Hyacinths.

For more about Sholeh visit her website or follow her on twitter at @Sholeh_Wolpe.

We hope to see you all there!

“Let cultures and people dialogue through poetry, not politicians.” -Sholeh Wolpé


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