The best Iranian Writers’ series consists of 30 books of which 21 have been published. The series which is a sort of an encyclopedia of noted Iranian writers and illustrators, opens with brief biographies and reviews on their works.
Mostafa Khoraman was born in January 1956. He started his career in children’s and young adult literature in early 1980s and published his first stories in a collection belonging to Hozeh Honari (Islamic Development Organization).
He collaborated with children and young adults groups in Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting and has participated in writing scripts for series and movies.
Khoraman was the chief executive officer in renowned children’s and young adult literature magazines and was the board member of the Iranian Association of Writers for Children and Youth.
In his stories, which are mostly written for young adults, portrays teenagers in war, the events during the Islamic Revolution of Iran, and today’s teenagers’ concerns. The characters in his stories mostly belong to the low income class and their relationships are close and warm.
The Rock and the Glass (1990), Soroush
Instead of the Other (1996), Ghadyani (Banafsheh)
The Adventures of Officer Abdi’s Son (1998), Ghadyani (Banafsheh)
The Birthday (1999), Soroush
The Fourth Incident (2001), Ghadyani
Where Do Angels Come from? (2006) Ofogh
Girls Versus Girls (2011), Ofogh
The Third Wish (2014), Kanoon
Ghalandari Family’s Interrogation (2014), Ofogh
Straw Hat (2015), Ofogh
Selected Awards and Recognitions:
Best Book Award from the Book Festival of the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (Kanoon), Best Book Award from Shahid Habib Ghanipour Book Festival, Best Book Award from Hello Children Festival
Publisher Name:Shahre Ghalam
Address:No. 147, Ave. Motahhari, Tehran, Iran
Languages we correspond in: English