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 49)
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.

He started writing at high school with "Ermia" novel.[1] 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.[2]

There are also Dastan-e-Sistan and Nasht-e-Nesha written by him that describes some social problems and their solutions.[3] 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.[4]

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)
  • 2000:Man-e-oo (His Ego)
  • 2003:Dastan-e-Sistan (about ten day travel with 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)
  • 2010:Jaanestaan-e-Kaabulistan (Afghanistan Itinerary after 2009 election in Iran)
  • 2012:Gheydar (Kedar)
  • 2018:Rahesh (An essay about Management and development of urban imbalance)
  • 2021: A Half of One-Sixth of Pyongyang


  • 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.[5]
  • For his work "Salvation," Amirkhani was nominated for the Islamic Revolution Artist of the Year award in 2019.


  1. ^ (13 February 2010). "IBNA - Soureh Mehr as the most expensive Holy Defence publisher". Iran's Book News Agency (IBNA). Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Rights to Persian novel sold to Armenian publishing house". MEHR News Agency.
  3. ^ "No fictions picked for Jalal Al-Ahmad & Book of the Year Award". Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Persian novel "His Ego" published in Indonesian". TEHRAN TIMES.
  5. ^ "Reza Amirkhani's "Salvation" named best novel at Jalal literary awards". TEHRAN TIMES.

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