Nilofar Shedmehr

Liberal Arts and 55+ Program

Nilofar Shedmehr, PhD, MFA, is a bilingual writer, poet, creative writing-informed research scholar and educator. She is the author of two collections of short fiction and five books of poetry in English and Persian. Her first poetry book in English, Shirin and Salt Man, was nominated for a British Columbia Book Prize. Her latest fiction book, Divided Loyalties  has received many positive reviews. She has served three times as a writer-in-residence in different cities across Canada, the last of which was at McMaster University and Hamilton Public Library. She teaches in the Liberal Arts and 55+ Program at SFU and is the 2022-2023 Visiting Scholar at UBC's Centre for Culture, Identity and Education.

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