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Bijan Najdi

 

Bijan Najdi

Bijan Najdi
Born 15 November 1941
Khash, Iran
Died 25 August 1997(1997-08-25) (aged 55)
Lahijan , Iran
Occupation Poet , writer
Nationality Iranian
Notable works The leopards who have run with me
Spouse Parvaneh Mohseni Azad[1]
Children Nathanael , Yuhanna[2]

Bijan Najdi (Persian: بیژن نجدی‎, pronounced ;[3]) (15 November 1941 in Khash, Iran – 25 August 1997 in Lahijan, Iran[4][5][6]) was an Iranian writer and poet. Najdi is most famous for his short story collection "The leopards who have run with me" (1994).

Contents

  • Life and career 1
  • Works 2
  • Legacy 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Life and career

Bijan Najdi was born in Khash a county in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran. His parents were from Gilan.He lost his father when he was four in a murder incident.[2] He spent his basic education in Rasht. He got his M.A in Mathematics and was one of the first writers to go to the front in Iran-Iraq war. He started writing when he was young but published his notable book "The leopards who have run with me" in 1994. This book received a Gardoun award as one of the best short story collection ever written in Iran.[7]

Works

Among Najdi's works both there are poems and fictions. He just published the short story collection "The leopards who have run with me" when he was alive and his other works were published after his death by his wife.[8]

Legacy

Sepideh Farsi made a film based on four of his short stories.[9]

References

  1. ^ http://www.art-of-music.net/npview.asp?ID=1511664
  2. ^ a b noormags.com
  3. ^ How to pronounce Bijan Najdi?
  4. ^ http://tadaneh.blogspot.com/2008/12/blog-post_27.html
  5. ^ http://www.firooze.ir/article-fa-59.html
  6. ^ http://jazma.org/bijan/goftogoo.htm
  7. ^ Ibna.com
  8. ^ http://dl.irpdf.com/CD1/tarikh/(809).pdf
  9. ^ http://www2.irna.ir/fa/news/view/line-10/8805057086171636.htm

External links

  • four short stories by Bijan Najdi (Persian)
  • four poems by Bijan Najdi (Persian)
  • An online collection of his poems (Persian)
  • Najdi's Photo in Lahijan
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