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SAID, German-Iranian Authors, Iran
SAID, who goes by this pen name for security reasons, was born in 1947 in Tehran, Iran and went to West Germany as a student in 1965. He has lived in Germany ever since except for a brief return to Iran in 1979. SAID writes in the German language and is a versatile author having written numerous works in a variety of genres including poetry, radio plays, short fiction, essays, satirical and humorous nonfiction, memoir, and children's books. He has been the recipient of numerous literary awards.
Strawser, Amy Kepple, "SAID (1947-)" (2007). Modern Languages & Cultures Faculty Scholarship. 8.
Strawser, Amy Kepple. "SAID (1947-)." The Literary Encyclopedia. 21 August 2007.
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