Mitra Hooshiar


Flash Fiction

Arts and Culture

With the advent of internet, short fiction has come into its own – encapsulating as it does two essential prerequisites for Web success: brevity and entertainment. TGD publishes six of Iranian-born Mitra Hooshiar’s micro-stories. The art form itself is nothing new: Aesop’s Fables for example date from the time of Ancient Greece – perhaps even earlier.

Elahe – Voice of an Angel

Arts and Culture

The life and music of legendary Iranian singer Elahe, discussed by Mitra Hooshiar. Born in 1934 in the ancient city of Yazd in central Iran, she enjoyed her heyday during the 60s and 70s via the popular radio programme Golha.

Iran’s Maestro of Dramatic Arts


Illustrious Iranian writer, dramatist and teacher to generations of students at Tehran University, Khosro Hakim-Rabet has lived through turbulent times. Mitra Hooshiar uses his book of memoirs “The Seventh Day” to explore his long and eventful life.