Aziz Motazedi

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Aziz Motazedi (Persian: عزیز معتضدی‎‎, born August 10, 1950 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian novelist and essayist.[1] He has lived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, since 1995. Motazedi has also written critical articles on politics as well as the literary and intellectual discourses of his original country and elsewhere.[2][3][4][5] His novel Scheherazade was subject to an official ban with a possibility to be published after heavy censorship by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, and it was finally published, in full, with several years delay in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[6]

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