Sholeh Wolpé

Sholeh Wolpé is one of the regional editors of Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, edited by Reza Aslan (Norton 2010). She is the author of Rooftops of Tehran, The Scar Saloon, and Sin: Selected Poems of Forugh Farrokhzad, for which she was awarded the Lois Roth Translation Prize in 2010. Sholeh is the editor of the Levantine Review (an online journal about the Middle East) and the guest editor of  the 2010 Iran issue of the Atlanta Review,  which has became the journal’s bestselling edition.  Her poems, translations, essays, and reviews have appeared in scores of literary journals, periodicals and anthologies worldwide, and have been translated into several languages. Born in Iran, she lives in Los Angeles.

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