Seyed Ali Salehi

Seyed Ali Salehi was born in Marqab (South-West Iran) in 1955. He published his work on communal newspapers in the early 70s. In 1975, when he was nineteen, he was awarded the literary award Forough. Salehi was chairman of the literature association in Iran from 2001–2003 and was interrogated multiple times because of his literary and political protests. Furthermore, he functioned as editor of a variety of literary magazine (e.g. Sokhan, Literarischer Standard). Sokhan is banned since 2000 and Literarischer Standart was banned after its first edition. Moreover, Ali Seyed Salehi is one of the most popular contemporary poets in Iran. He lives in Tehran.

So far by Seyed Ali Salehi at Sujet Verlag: Geboren in ein verworrenes Lied (2013)

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