Video Gallery of Poets
in Southern California
Video Gallery of Poets
in Southern California
Sholeh Wolpé
(2014)


Sholeh Wolpé
Poetry.LA studio interview
including readings of her work
5/17/2014
Sholeh Wolpé is an Iranian-born poet, writer, editor, and literary translator, now living in LA. Her work has been lauded by Billy Collins, Alicia Ostriker, and Chris Abani, among others. She has authored three poetry collections, Keeping Time With Blue Hyacinths (Univ. of Arkansas, 2013), Rooftops of Tehran (Red Hen Press, 2008), and The Scar Saloon  (Red Hen Press, 2004).  Her translation of iconic Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad's selected work, Sin (Univ. of Arkansas Press), won the Lois Roth Persian Translation Award in 2010. Her anthologies include The Forbidden: Poems from Iran and Its Exiles (Michigan State Univ. Press, 2012).
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