Ninth Annual Bita Prize: Shahrnush Parsipur
Ninth Annual Bita Prize for Persian Arts, awarded to Ms. Shahrnush Parsipur on November 11th, 2016.
Ms. Parsipur is an acclaimed novelist and writer whose books have been translated in several languages. Her collection of short stories, Women Without Men (available in English) was adapted into a feature film by Shirin Neshat. The award ceremony included talks by Dean Richard Saller, Bita Daryabari, Abbas Milani, and Ms. Shahrnush Parsipur.