TEHRAN (IBNA) --- Italian translation of a book titled ‘Trilogy of the Middle East: War, Love, Loneliness’ featuring 34 poems by Iranian poet Garous Abdolmalekian has been published and is available in Italy’s bookstores.
‘Trilogy of the Middle East: War, Love, Loneliness’ has been translated by Fa’ezeh Mardani, an Iranian professor of Bologna University and Italian poet Francesco Occhetto. Carabba Publishing in Milan has released the work in 173 pages. The original Persian version of the book was published by Cheshmeh Publishing in Tehran in 2019.
Born in 1980, Garous Abdolmalekian is the author of seven books of poetry including ‘Lean Against This Late Hour’, translated by Ahmad Nadalizadeh and Idra Novey (Penguin, 2020). He is currently a poetry editor at Cheshmeh Publishing in Tehran.
Abdolmalekian is the recipient of the Karnameh Poetry Book of the Year Award and the Iranian Youth Poetry Book Prize. As well as Italian, his poems have been translated into Arabic, French, German, Kurdish, and Spanish.