Azita Ghahreman poetAzita Ghahreman is an Iranian poet, writer and translator. She was born in Mashhad in 1962 and she has lived in Sweden since 2006.

She is author of 18 book – poetry collections and novels, published in original or as translations in Persian ؛Swedish and English.

Her poems and stories have appeared and have been published in different languages. 

In 2013 she was the recipient of ens the “Prince Wilhelm Award” by the Swedish PEN Center. 

Russian and Ukranian translations of her poems Lighter than air were awarded “Little Ludwig Noble Prize” in 2014 by the Udmurtia Russian Academy.

Her most recent poetry book “Negative of a Group Photograph” was published in London in 2018 by “by Boodaxe” and it was awarded by the English PEN.