Chinese writers to attend meeting at Tehran Book City  

April 24, 2019

TEHRAN – Several Chinese writers are scheduled to attend a meeting, which will be organized at the Book City Institute in Tehran on Thursday.

The meeting will be held in two sections, in the first of which Chinese poet Zhao Lihong will talk about Chinese poetry.

Book City Institute deputy director Ali-Asghar Mohammadkhani, Iranian poet Mohammad Shams Langerudi and mythology professor of Shahid Beheshti University, Abolqasem Esmaeilpur, will also attend this section of the meeting, which is scheduled to start at 5 pm.

In the second part of the meeting that will begin at 7 pm Cao Wenxuan, a Chinese novelist who is best known for his works of children’s literature, will speak about his book “Feather”, which has already been published in Persian in Iran.

Sahar Tarhandeh, the translator of “Feather”, is also expected to attend the meeting in this section.

Zhao Lihong will also deliver a speech in this section, which will be attended by Iranian authors Ali-Asghar Seyyedabadi and Mehdi Hajvani.

A group of Iranian children will also perform a puppet show based on Zhao’s “Feather” during the meeting.

This meeting is part of the program organized in collaboration with the 32nd Tehran International Book Fair, which is hosting China as a special guest this year.

Photo: This picture shows a copy of the Persian version of Chinese writer Cao Wenxuan’s book “Feather”, which will be discussed in a meeting at the Book City Institute in Tehran on Thursday.

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