Négar Djavadi

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Négar Djavadi is a French-Iranian scriptwiter, director, film editor and writer. She grew up in Teheran but fled the 1979 Islamic Revolution with her mother and her two sisters, horse-riding through Kurdistan. She studied cinema in Brussels, taught it in Paris and has been working in the film industry since then. In 2016, her debut novel, Disoriental, was published in France and won the Best Debut Novel Prize. Translated by Tina Kover and published in English by Europa Editions in 2018, it was nominated for the National Book Award in the Translation category.


Related / Latest Publication:
Négar Djavadi, Disoriental (Europa Editions, 2018)