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Modern Languages & Cultures Faculty Scholarship

2007

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Said (1947-), Amy Kepple Strawser Aug 2007

Said (1947-), Amy Kepple Strawser

Modern Languages & Cultures Faculty Scholarship

SAID, who goes by this pen name for security reasons, was born in 1947 in Tehran, Iran and went to West Germany as a student in 1965. He has lived in Germany ever since except for a brief return to Iran in 1979. SAID writes in the German language and is a versatile author having written numerous works in a variety of genres including poetry, radio plays, short fiction, essays, satirical and humorous nonfiction, memoir, and children's books. He has been the recipient of numerous literary awards.