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Hossein Asgari Hossein Asgari i(23519490 works by)
Gender: Male
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Hossein Asgari completed a PhD at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2023 longlisted Peter Carey Short Story Award for 'Anti-theft Door'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Only Sound Remains Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2023 26220185 2023 single work novel

'Saeed has not returned to Iran after publishing his novel The Imaginary Narrative of a Real Murder for fear of political persecution. He is surprised when Ismael, his father who has never left Iran, announces that he is travelling to Adelaide to visit him. During his short stay, Ismael tells Saeed the story of his unrequited love for Forugh Farrokhzad—the most controversial poet of modern Iran. The story makes Saeed see his father in a new light, and leaves him with the haunting question: had his father, unwittingly, played a role in Forugh’s death?' (Publication summary)

2024 longlisted Miles Franklin Literary Award
2024 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Fiction
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