Please join us on Saturday, November 6 at 11:00am CST (12:00pm EST) for a wonderful virtual storytime and conversation hosted by Wild Rumpus and featuring illustrator Nooshin Safakhoo and translator Sara Khalili. Enjoy a cozy Saturday immersed in the dreamy, poetic world of In the Meadow of Fantasies.

This storytime and conversation will take place over Zoom. Please register for the Wild Rumpus event here in order to receive the Zoom link.

Nooshin Safakhoo is a beloved Iranian illustrator who was born in Tehran in 1980. After teaching, she began a long career of painting precise, lyrical images for children’s books, including The Owl & the Jaybird and ShahnameIn the Meadow of Fantasies has earned her numerous awards, including a NAMI Concours Prize. Nooshin has been selected three times to show her work at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

Sara Khalili is an editor and translator of contemporary Iranian literature. Her translations include Moon Brow and Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour, The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons by Goli Taraghi, The Book of Fate by Parinoush Saniee, Kissing the Sword by Shahrnush Parsipur, and Rituals of Restlessness by Yaghoub Yadali.