Literature of Iran: Writers

Taqi Modaressi

Life and Works
1932 Born in Tehran, October 9
1939 "Naser Khosro' and "Onsori" schools
1946 5th year of "Rahnama" high school, he published his collection of stories.
1947 "Shades of Existence", non-published novel
1953 Commenced with "Bank Melli Iran"
started studying medicine
1954 "Yakila and her Loneliness" novel, winner of "Sokhan" (speech) prize
1958 Editor of "Sadaf" (shell) magazine
Two essays in Sadaf magazine:
"Employees Family Disappointment" in September
"Persian Modern story-writing", in October
1959 Trip to South of Iran, researching on his thesis
Finished his university studies: PHD in medicine
1960 Traveled to USA
Intern in Saint Josef Hospital, Wichita, Kansas
1961 Psychology Dept. of Medicine Faculty in Duke University, Durham
1963 Married with Anne Tayler, American writer
1964 Diploma from University of Mc Guile, Canada
Traveled to Iran with his wife
1965 "Sharifjan", published in Iran
1967 Returned to USA
Commenced with Maryland University
Birth of his daughter, Mitra, Painter
1989 "Absent Persons" book, in Persian language
"Pilgrimage Customs" book, in Persian
Took part in "Two-languages writers and Persian-English language" conference, Toronto
1997 Deceased because of cancer, Baltimore, USA, April 22


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