About Me

About Yazdanbod

Born in 1977 in Tehran, Amirhossein studied philosophy and physics, but later changed his area to computer engineering. He started writing fiction in 2004 and his short story “For Marcia, the Dear Scoundrel” ” won Ghalam-e Zarrin-e Zamaneh short fiction prize in 2007. Amir’s  first collection of stories, The Portrait of the Incomplete Man (Cheshmeh, 2009) won two national book prizes, “Golshiri” and “Gam-e Avval”. His latest work Stutter (Ofoq, 2013), a political novel that occurs in Iran, Afghanistan and Azerbaijan, addresses the issues of neocolonialism and Western intervention in the region.