Mohsen Emadi

Born in Iran, Mohsen Emadi is the award-winning author of four verse collections and numerous poetry translations; the poems featured in the print edition of the January issue come from a collection called “Standing on Earth.” Emadi is the founder and manager of Ahmad Shamlou’s official website and The House of World Poets, a Persian anthology featuring more than five hundred international writers. He currently lives in Mexico City.

  • The cover to Standing on Earth by Mohsen Emadi
    Los Angeles. Phoneme Media. 2016. 89 pages. Mohsen Emadi writes a poetry of borders and crossings (WLT, March 2015, 42–44). His poems lay bare a world dissected by boundaries both real and im...
  • Standing on Earth
    Photo by ~dgies/Flickr Bilingual recordings by the author and Lyn Coffin 9 Death is when the heart does not beat and the clock beats. Love is when the heart beats and the...