British poet born in Tehran, has been writing
poetry since the age of 9.
She has studied Persian and English literature and due to
the present situation in Iran and lack of freedom of expression
and censorship, she fled her country and started building
a new life in London.
Her first Persian poetry book was published in London in October
1995. She has worked with the Iranian P.E.N Centre in exile
as the International Secretary for 2 periods of 2 years. Presently
a member of the chair committee of Exiled Writer Ink!
Shirin’s second book was published in June
1999 called “ The Sad Universality of Oyster”.
Third book named ”Sweet Sonnets” was published
March 2001 includes 50 “Ghazals” on social and political