Farnoosh Moshiri

Farnoosh Moshiri was born into a literary family in Teheran, where she was raised. Originally a dramatist, in 1983 she was one of a group of actors and playwrights who were ordered to sign an agreement to obey the rules of the new (Khomenei's) order. They refused and Moshiri went underground, eventually escaping to Afghanistan ("another prison"), then to India where she wrote in a closet, the only place she could find privacy in the one-room flat she shared with other refugees. She has lived in...See more