Writer Media Kashigar dies at 61

July 29, 2017

TEHRAN – Writer and translator Media Kashigar died of pulmonary disease in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Hospital on Saturday. He was 61.

“Forgotten Memories from the Future” and “Dark Room” are among the noteworthy credits of the writer.

He also translated several works by famous writers into Persian including works by Albert Camus, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Eugene Ionesco.

Kashigar was the founder of the Yalda Awards, an award given to novel and short story writers.

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