Shabnam Piryaei

SHABNAM PIRYAEI’s collection of poetry ‘ode to fragile’ was published by Plain View Press in 2010. Her novel, ‘Forward’, is forthcoming from MUSEUM Books. She has been awarded the Poets & Writers Amy Award, the Transport of the Aim Poetry Prize, the Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Grant, and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Grant. She has written and directed three short films that have screened in film festivals and art galleries in the U.S. and internationally.