Roya Zarrin


Roya Zarrin was born in Aligoodarz in the Lorestan province of Iran. Her first book of poems, The Earth Needs the Lover’s Incantation, was a finalist for the Karnameh prize. Her third book, I Want to Swallow my Children, won the 2008 Khorshid prize, a new annual award for the best poetry book written by a female author.