Please check this calendar of upcoming and past events for details about author readings, book signings, conferences and festivals related to Love and Pomegranates.

2018 National University Ireland, Galway, January-February, I will be giving talks on writing about the Middle East. Please check back for event dates and details.

2017 Rumi Festival, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 30th, 2pm, Marmalade Library, 280 W 500th N, sponsored by the Rumi Poetry Club.

Pacific Northwest Library Association, Annual Conference, Post Falls, Idaho, Aug 2-4, 2017, Templin’s Red Lion River Resort, Thursday, Aug 3rd at noon.

EWU Get LIt! Festival “Writing the Middle East” Saturday April 25, 2015, 1:45-3:15 pm. Spokane, WA, Convention Center, west campus, second floor, room 206A

Radio Interview Persian Hour, KYRS Spokane, Saturday, April 25, 2015, noon.

UT Dortmund Guest Lecture: “Love and Pomegranates: An American Author’s Creative Interaction With Iran.”

March 21, 2014 at 4pm – Related Blog Post

Valentine’s Book Giveaway with GoodReads – Enter to Win!

 February 14th – Enter by Valentine’s Day for a chance to win one of two copies. | Contest Page

Opening Reception – I Am Not a Miniature – Aphrodite Désirée Navab

Thursday November 7 | 6-8pm | SOHO20 Gallery in New York, NY |

Documentary Debut of ‘To Spokane With Love’

Co-written and filmed by Shahrokh Nikfar, a contributing author to Love of Pomegranates
Oct 17th | 7pm | Magic Lantern, Spokane, WA 

Persian Muse: A Reading of Love and Pomegranates

October 10th | 7pm | Dr. Martin Luther King Hall, San Jose State | More info


Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Trade Show

September 26-28 | Portland, OR | More info

Radio interview with Barry Bahyanmar, Persian Hour, KBOO radio

Sunday August 18th 18, 2013 | 11:10 | KYRS 92.3 | More info

7th Annual Iranian Festival, Seattle Center

June 29, 2013 | 11am – 7pm | Free Admission | Event Page

Persian Night, Bethesda Library, D.C.

April 9th | 7:00 PM | Event page.

Middle Eastern Studies Association Conference, Denver, CO

Sunday through Tuesday Nov 19-21. More info about the annual meeting

National Council of Teachers of English, Las Vegas, Nevada

Saturday Nov 17th

Author lunch, secondary school, noon-2:30. Book signing at the Nortia Press / Publishers Group booth West/346-352. More info about the convention. #NCTE12

Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Trade Show

Thursday, Oct 11th,

Signing at the Karel/Dutton Group, Booth Green 1-2 and 9-12, 6pm. More info about the Trade Show.

Walnut Creek Library, Walnut Creek, CA

Tuesday Oct 9th. 6-8pm

Author Meghan Sayres discusses her two novels set in Iran and Uzbekistan; Anahita’s Woven Riddle and Night Letter, as well as a forthcoming anthology Love and Pomegranates: Artists and Wayfarers on Iran. Each of these books explore the richness of Iranian culture and the beauty of Islam.