Elham Malekpoor Arashlu

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Elham Malekpoor Arashlu
Elham Malekpoor.jpg
Born(1983-07-00)July , 1983
ResidenceThe Netherlands
NationalityIranian
OccupationHuman rights activist, journalist and poet
Websiteelhammalekpoor.com

Elham Malekpoor Arashlu (Persian: الهام ملک‌پور ارشلو‎) or Elham Malepoor is an Iranian poet, writer and researcher.[1] She was born in Iran and she is semi-blind.[2]

Biography[edit]

Elham was born in July 1983 in Iran. She graduated from Kerman University in Persian literature. She lives in the Netherlands and works as a LGBT Rights activist, writer, and poet.[2]

Elham left Iran in September 2012 due to threats against her.[3] She has been a member of PEN International in the Netherlands since 2016.[4] Elham worked in JoopeA Foundation as a member of management team from 2015 to 2018.[5]

Books[edit]

Elham published her first poems book "Jamaica is a country too..." (Persian: که جامائیکا هم کشوری‌ست...‎) in 2006 in Iran.[6]

Malekpoor is also the author of the books "A chair to sit" (Persian: صندلی برای نشستن‎),[7] "Historiography of Homan" (Persian: تاریخ‌نگاری هومان‎)[8][9] and "Breaking the invertebrate flesh" (Persian: منقار در گوشت بی‌مهره‎).[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elham Malekpoor Arashlu". RFG Magazine (in Dutch).
  2. ^ a b سمرقندی, شهزاده (15 January 2018). "وقتی شاعر سکوتش را می‌شکند" (in Persian). رادیو زمانه. الهام ملک‌پور را ایرانیان مقیم اروپا به‌ عنوان جوانی با توانایی محدود بینایی و مدافع پرکار حقوق کودک و اقلیت‌های جنسی می‌شناسند.
  3. ^ "Poems in Exile: Elham Malekpoor". Sampsonia Way. 3 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Conceptnotulen ALV 2016". PEN Nederland (in Dutch).
  5. ^ "Elham Malekpoor Introduction". JoopeA. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  6. ^ ماهی (27 September 2011). "نگره و نقدی بر ادبیات دگرباش". Akhbare-rooz (in Persian). الهام ملک‌پور در سال 1385 مجموعه شعری با نام «که جامائیکا هم کشوری‌ست...» را توسط نشر «مهرراوش» در ایران منتشر کرده است.
  7. ^ Elham Malekpoor Arashlu. "صندلی برای نشستن". Roonak Publication on Instagram (in Persian). Roonak Publication.
  8. ^ "انتشار کتاب تاریخ‌نگاری هومان". JNews (in Persian). کارگاه خبر ژوپی‌آ.
  9. ^ "تاریخ‌نگاری گروه هومان". Het Literatuurplein (in Dutch).
  10. ^ "منقار در گوشت بی‌مهره". Roonak Publication on Instagram (in Persian). Roonak Publication.

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