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Amirhossein Vafa

@amirvafa1985 Sheffield, UK

Born and raised in Shiraz, Amir is currently studying Comparative Literature at the University of Sheffield. Within the past three years, he has been fascinated by the Persian character Fedallah in Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick." Trying to reflect his enthusiasm in a broader dialogue between American literature and Persian Adab, Amir has taken Fedallah to the shores of contemporary Iranian fiction, and has found the character's "lost poem," as it were, amongst the likes of Esmail Fassih, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi,

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