Author Archives Zohreh Ghahremani

Celebrate the Moment

December 15, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Celebrate the Moment
  • Celebrate the Moment

Iranians are a sentimental nation, a fact that could be used against the accusations of terrorism. Yes, we do have criminals, but what nation doesn’t? And yes, like all mankind, we become involved in a variety of wrongdoings. However, to picture the children of Hafez and Rumi capable of major terrorism, or fear their atomic […]

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Giving Thanks

November 17, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Giving Thanks
  • Giving Thanks

My novel Sky of Red Poppies was meant to be a legacy to my children. I wanted to take these three Americans back to the streets of their parents’ childhood, show them their roots. Little did I know that it would become a story shared around the world. KPBS changed my life. My book started […]

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Walking Down the Garden of Memories

August 6, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
  • Walking Down the Garden of Memories
  • Walking Down the Garden of Memories

We tend to associate nostalgia with a level of sadness, but when an incident takes us back to years ago, isn’t it a rare gift to be treasured? Last week, I was offered a chance to make an imaginary U-turn in the one-way road of life. When my son’s high school friend mentioned the mulberries […]

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On Mother’s Day

May 14, 2017  |  Posted by Zohreh Ghahremani
On Mother’s Day

It is Mother’s Day, a day when most children leave everything they are doing and focus on mom. Flowers and gifts are bought, reservations are made, and so many cakes are baked! Some go out for breakfast to a crowded place where it’s hard to enjoy a meaningful conversation, some have to divide their attention […]

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