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Dalia Sofer

Author of The Septembers of Shiraz

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Dalia Sofer was born in Tehran, Iran, where she lived until the age of ten. After time in Israel, she arrived in New York, where she attended the Lycée Français de New York and later, New York University. Dalia received an MFA in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College and has been a resident at Yaddo. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award and the 2008 PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship. Her novel, The Septembers of Shiraz, was selected as a 2007 New York Times "Notable Book of the Year" and was a finalist for the Jewish Book Award in 2008.It has been, or is in the process of being, translated and published in fifteen countries, including France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Israel, and Brazil. She has published essays in various anthologies, and has been a contributor to Poets & Writers magazine, the New York Times Book Review, the Academy of American Poets’ National Poetry Almanac, and NPR. She lives in New York City. [from www.ci.austin.tx.us]
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