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Creative Writing Workshop by Hossein Abkenar

  • TCC 301 3607 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles, CA, 90089 United States (map)

PACSA presents:

Creative Writing Workshop by Hossein Abkenar (in Farsi)

12th, 13th, 19th, and 20th 2016 - 11:00AM - 7:00PM (32 hours)
Alumni Association Board Room (TCC 301)
University of Southern California
3607 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089

کارگاه داستان نویسی خلاق 
با تکیه بر عناصر داستان ( شخصیت پردازی، توصیف، نظرگاه، زبان، فضاسازی...) 
همراه با تمرین های کوتاهِ نوشتنی، و خواندن نمونه های برجسته ی ادبیات ایران و جهان. 

Space is limited for this workshop. Please reserve your spot at the link below

**We are very excited to announce that the workshop is made to be affordable due to the generous support we've received from Farhang Foundation who is sponsoring this workshop. For a very limited time, there is a 35% discount on the registration fee. To get this discount use the code 35DISCOUNT during the checkout.**

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About Hossein Abkenar:
Hossein Abkenar is an Iranian fiction writer and screenwriter. His 2006 novel, A Scorpion on the Steps of Andimeshk Railroad Station, received numerous awards including Golshiri Foundation Award and has been translated into multiple languages. Abkenar’s short story collection, The French Perfume, won the Yalda Literature Award for the year’s best short story collection in 2003. His screenplay, No One Knows About Persian Cats, earned a prize at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. 

Abkenar was a 2013-14 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and is now a City of Asylum Fellow at the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. During these fellowship years, he has been working on his novel, Darkness. Darkness covers three decades in Iran’s history. Hossein Abkenar was also a former writing teacher at University of Tehran and Karnameh Institute of Arts and Culture in Iran.

This event made possible with the generous support of Farhang Foundation (