I asked her what her future plans and her goals are. She said she has an important research project under way to organize her personal collection and research material about the art of story narration in Iran. After 15 years in this field, she is slowly feeling ready to work on this project now. She wishes to classify and publish her recordings and notes of Morshed Torabi and a few other morsheds. She plans to compile an encyclopedia of Persian narrators, naqqalan, religious scene storytellers, pardeh khanan, and speakers, sokhanvaran.

Photo essay: A chat with naqqal Fatemeh Habibizad