Reza Amirkhani

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Reza Amirkhani
Reza Amirkhani in Moscow, 2013
Reza Amirkhani in Moscow, 2013
Native name
رضا امیرخانی
Born (1973-05-16) 16 May 1973 (age 50)
Tehran, Iran
EducationMechanical engineering
Alma materSharif University of Technology
Notable awardsJalal Al-e-Ahmad Literary Award
ChildrenAli & Hanif

Reza Amirkhani (Persian: رضا امیرخانی; born 16 May 1973) is a contemporary Iranian novelist.[1]

He started writing in high school with the Ermia novel.[2] He has studied mechanical engineering at Sharif University of Technology and is a graduate of National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents; he also writes essays and researches about scientific & social problems.[3]

There are also Dastan-e-Sistan and Nasht-e-Nesha written by him that describe some social problems and their solutions.[4] Man-e-oo (His Ego) is one of Amirkhani's most well-known works, having been reprinted 38 times. It has been translated into Arabic, Russian, and Turkish.[5]

Reza Amirkhani receipting Award from Reza Salehi Amiri, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Rouhani government, in Closing Ceremony of ninth Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Award


  • 1996:Ermia
  • 2000:Naser Armani (Armenian Nasser- 11 Stories)
  • 2002:Az Be (From - To)
  • Amirkhani, Reza (2011). MAN-e OU. Nashr-i Ufuq. p. 599. ISBN 978-9-643-69759-4.
  • 2003:Dastan-e-Sistan (about ten-day travel with the supreme leader of Iran)
  • 2005:Nasht-e-Nesha (an article about Iranian brain drain)
  • 2008:Bi Vatan ("Homelandless")
  • 2010:Sar-Lohe-Ha ( His notes in Louh website)
  • 2010:Nafahat -e- naft (an essay about oil management)
  • Amirkhani, Reza (2012). A Journey To Afghanistan (Janestan-e-Kabolestan). p. 354. ISBN 978-9-643-69737-2.
  • Amirkhani, Reza (2017). Eghtesade Siasi va Khatte Mashigozarie Omoumi. Nashr-i Nay. ISBN 978-9-641-85508-8.
  • 2012:Gheydar (Kedar)
  • 2018:Rahesh (An essay about Management and development of urban imbalance)
  • 2021: A Half of One-Sixth of Pyongyang
  • Amirkhani, Reza (2018). Onun Beni (Its Me). Muhenna Yayınları. p. 340. ISBN 978-6-056-84681-6.


  • Reza Amirkhani's work "Salvation" ("Rahesh"), about the effects of urban expansion on a young couple living in Tehran, was named best novel at the 11th Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Awards.[6]
  • For his work "Salvation," Amirkhani was nominated for the Islamic Revolution Artist of the Year award in 2019.


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