Azadeh Hashemian

AL Major

Azadeh Hashemian is a writer and translator based in Norwich, UK, has had her work featured in both Persian and English in the other side of hope and Silk Route Project at the University of Iowa among other places. Currently she is working on two projects. Firstly, her memoir, which explores the complexities of growing up as a woman in post-revolution Iran, exploring various paradoxes inherent in that experience. Secondly, a collective narrative that traces the evolution of Iranian women’s clothing under two contrasting sets of dress codes: forced unveiling and forced veiling, all within the span of a single century.