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In the Persian world of modern literature, this is a well-known name. More than 17 different and independent books have been published in a variety of fields, such as modern poetry, research, critiques, political satire, and calligraphy in Iran as well as abroad. Parts of his work have also been translated into German, Swedish, and English.
Rahimi has authored the same material in the Iranian press abroad. His calligraphy has been the subject of many exhibitions throughout the world.
The weekly cultural television program Mirror of Imagination has been among his most recent work along with more than 300 pieces of political satire, which have been broadcasted by international stations all over the world.
A Piece of Time, Second Edition - An Anthology of Modern Persian Poetry in Farsi is Dr. Rahimi's newest publication.

Following is a list of Hamid Reza Rahimi's published work:
Poetry (Farsi):

  • Moments are Honest (1971 ~ Iran - Tehran)

  • The Dead End Empty (1979 ~ Ravagh Publishing - Tehran)

  • Lantern in the wind (1992 ~ Gardoon Publishing - Tehran)

  • Wall to Wall Whispers (1987 ~ Association of Art & Literature - Germany)

  • From the Distance of Exile (1987 ~ Association of Art & Literature - Germany)

  • Showers From a Sunny Sky (1989 ~ Navid Publishing - Germany)

  • 15 Minutes to Apocalypse (1991 ~ Navid Publishing - Germany)

  • Stony Moments (1997 ~ Arash Publishing - Sweden)

  • Extension of Solitude (1998 ~ Taban Publishing - Germany)

  • The Lost Thought (2003 ~ New Horizons Publishing - USA)

  • A Piece of Time (2004 ~ Taban Publishing - USA)

  • Unfinished Smiles - A selection of Short Modern Persian Poetry (2014 ~ Ketab Publishing - USA)

  • A Piece of Time, Second Edition - An Anthology of Modern Persian Poetry in Farsi (2015 ~ Taban Publishing - USA)

Translated Into Other Languages:

  • Wintersonnenwende (Winter Solstice) - German translation (1989 ~ International Kulturwek Publishing - Germany)

    • Zeuge und Vergleich - Published in In Die Flucht Geschlagen (1989 ~ Luchterland Literaureverlag GMBH - Germany)

  • A Quarter to Destruction, Blockage, Inclination - Published in Modern Persian Poetry (1996 ~ Rockingham Press - UK)

  • The Blue Eyes - Published in Twilight Musings (2005 ~ International Library of Poetry - USA)

  • View - Published in Twilight Musings (2005 ~ International Library of Poetry - USA)

  • Compulsory Addtion - Published in Songs of Honour (2006 ~ Noble House Publishers Poetry Division New York - London - Paris)

  • Showers From A Sunny Sky and other poems translated into Swedish (1999 - and 2007 - Sahneha Publishing - Sweden)

  • Unfinished Smile - A selection of Short Modern Persian Poetry (2014 ~ Ketab Publishing - USA)

Articles, Research, Critiques (Farsi):

  • In The Memory of Farrokhi Yazdi (1991 ~ Gostareh Publishing - Germany)

  • Beginning of a New Line (2005 ~ Taban Publishing - USA)

Satiric Works (Farsi)

  • تذکرة الاشقیاء Volume 3 & 4, In Progress

  • تذکرة الاشقیاء Volume 1 & 2, 2015, Book Corporation - USA

  • Breathing Forbidden - Political Satire, 1st Edition, 2002, Dehkhoda Publishing - USA

  • Breathing Forbidden - Political Satire, 2nd Edition, 2003, New Horizon Publishing - USA

  • Author of more than 300 political satires, which have been broadcasted via Persian Television and Radio Networks throughout the world

  • Interviews with Voice of America

  • Weekly interviews with AFN TV and Voice of Iran Radio

Additional Work:

  • A Chat With Russo About Emil - (1995  ~ Tehran University)

  • History of Writing and Calligraphy from its Inception to Today, I & II (1998 ~ UFIA Publishing - Sweden)

  • Saddi's Proverb - A work of calligraphy (2000 ~ Iran Publishing - Tehran)

  • Art Galleries in Iran - Germany - USA

  • Writer on published Song Lyrics

  • History of Fundamentalism and its Consequences in Iran - Speech at Columbia University, New York and University of Central Florida

  • History of Fundamentalism and its Consequences in Iran - Published in Shahrvand Weekly Magazine (Toronto and Vancouver)

  • "Collection Spans Modern Mideast's Literary Landscapes" (Nov. 10, 2010)

    • "Renee Montagne talks with Reza Aslan, the Iranian-American writer and scholar who edited Tablet & Pen, a new anthology of modern Middle Eastern literature." - NPR

    • A chat between Reza Aslan and NPR talking about Hamid Reza Rahimi, Khalil Giibran, and Nazim Hikmet

  • www.hazl.com contains excerpts of Rahimi's work - past to current

  • Mihan TV - Writer/Presenter of weekly hour-long program discussing current events in political satire; Episodes #1-201

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