The English department’s own Morteza Dehghani will be reading from his poetry collection Send My Roots Rain March 25, 2014 at 4:30pm Bookstore, South Campus Hall.
Morteza is a third-year PhD candidate in the English Department. His research focuses on different art and media forms drawing on continental and Middle Eastern philosophical traditions as well as literary/critical theory. He writes in English and Persian and his work has appeared in Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination. He won the departmental creative writing award in 2012 and 2013 for his poems. Send My Roots Rain is his debut collection of poetry in English, published by North Waterloo Press.