Poems translated by Kaveh Bassiri

Kaveh Bassiri is an Iranian-American writer and translator. He is the author of 99 Names of Exile, winner of the Anzaldúa Poetry Prize, and Elementary English, winner of the Rick Campbell Chapbook Prize. His translations have appeared in the Chicago Review, The Common, Denver Quarterly, The Massachusetts Review, Two Lines, and Colorado Review. Bassiri is the recipient of the 2022-2023 Tulsa Artist Fellowship, a 2021 award from the Arkansas Arts Council, and a 2019 translation fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • The City translated by Kaveh Bassiri

    I dream the city is flying in an airplane