Queen Gallery Poetry Night XV
We are highly honoured to announce our 15th feature, Bahram Bahrami.
Bahram Bahrami is a writer and photographer based in Toronto. His works, first published in Iran during the 1970's, include poems, short stories, and articles for various papers in Iran in both Persian and English. He has published translations of Samuel Becketts Happy Days, Bertolt Brechts Schriften Zum Theater and Mother, as well as the selected poems of Yevgeni Yevtushenko, Spring in Ukraine. Bahrami has also published two collections of his own poems, Broken Bonds and Dozh Yaeer-Yaa. In addition, he has contributed to a number of weeklies and periodicals in Canada, the U.S. and Iran and was the Editor of Torontos monthly bilingual paper Mehr-E Iran. He received B.A. in English Literature. In 1971 after graduating from School of Film and TV he was employed by Iranian National Television as a film director. He made documentaries for the station until 1980. He left Iran in 1984 came to Canada. Currently he works as a journalist.