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List of notable or famous novelists from Iran, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Iran and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Iran. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Iranian novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known novelist from Iran is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Javad Mojabi and Porochista Khakpour.

This historic novelists from Iran list can help answer the questions "Who are some Iranian novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Iran?" These prominent novelists of Iran may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Iranian novelists.

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Abbas Maroufi is an Iranian novelist and journalist. His most famous novel is Symphony of the Dead. Raised and educated in Tehran, Abbas Maroufi studied dramatic arts at Tehran University while teaching at schools and writing for the newspapers. He served as the editor in chief of the literary ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Abolhassan Etessami is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Novelists from Iran
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Abolhassan Etessami, Iranian architect, calligrapher, painter, and novelist, was born in 1903 and died in 1978. His father Ebrahim Etessami was the head of finance of the Iranian province of Azerbaijan; and his brother Yussef Etessami was the founder of the Bahar journal, and the father of the poet ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1903-1978)

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Ahmad Mahmoud was an Iranian novelist. In his youth he worked as a day laborer, driver, construction worker and suffered imprisonment for leftist political views and oppositionist activities. His first story appeared in Omid-e Iran magazine, and in 1959 Mahmoud began publishing collections of ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1931-2002)

Birthplace: Iran

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Arash Hejazi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Novelists from Iran
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Arash Hejazi, born 1971 in Tehran, Iran, is an Iranian novelist, fiction writer and translator of literary works from English and Portuguese into Persian. He is also an editor in Caravan Books Publishing House, and Book Fiesta Literary Magazine. He is a member of the Tehran Union of Publishers and ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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