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My home my soul
Photo essay: Going to Iran after 23 years
April 13, 2007

Top that
We have chosen to listen to Iranian music because it is so diverse and brings out the kinds of emotion
February 1, 2007

Sheitoon bala
I am still as mischievous and naughty
January 6, 2007

Azam's secrets
What to give a middle-aged woman for Christmas
December 8, 2006

Keep your cool
We need to stop expecting or assuming that education, wealth or family rank rules people's behavior
November 29, 2006

Nazri and Neocons
Voting in U.S. elections
November 9, 2006

Money doesn't buy you brains
Let little Anousheh have her purchased 15 minutes of fame until she can buy her way to another venture
November 3, 2006

Fame, fortune & false hopes
Anousheh Ansari is not a role model for having paid the $10 million to go to space
September 14, 2006

Make her breakfast
More advice to Iranian men
August 26, 2006

The exceptions
We Iranians do help each other and understand that a strong community helps all of us but the good ones do not brag
June 16, 2006

The glowworm
I have always felt I can light up the forest with the light that illuminates from within my heart
May 4, 2006

Your little psychological misfortunes
I could write a book several hundred pages long about Iranians who have used us so called "non-minorities" and our compassion yet once they were done they turned out to be not even Iranians
April 27, 2006

Unworthy Iranians
I never felt sorry for the minorities because I never saw injustices to them
April 16, 2006

Devil's maiden
Short story
January 25, 2006

Buyers beware!
I have many tales to tell about being ripped off but I am not paranoid and do not assume all Iranians are out to get me
December 27, 2005

"I love you" instead of "ghorboonet beram"
In response to Nahid Rachlin's "Subtle differences"
December 5, 2005

Azam's Fatwa
Viagra is not the solution
October 11, 2005

Let's save a life
How many thousands of us are in the United States? Is it too much to ask that 1,000 of us to $20.00 each toward freeing this woman?
September 4, 2005

Khorramshari Cinderella
I went up to her and said, "I know you." What a small world.
July 12, 2005

Alley of fate
March 31, 2005

Aghdashloo has it all
My God, when are we going to understand that she is an actress and she has to show she can tackle any role?
March 11, 2005

The good neighbor
A film on the life of novelist Ahmad Mahmoud
February 25, 2005

I'll show you Persian!
Most people who say "I am Persian" are afraid of being identified as Iranian
January 21, 2005

Zendaanbaan-e man
December 29, 2004

Growing up
I have never been afraid of growing old or dying, but I have always been frightened of growing wise and logical
December 10, 2004

Saalrooz-e jodaaee
November 10, 2004

The ego prize
On Anousheh Ansari's $10 million throwaway to promote space travel
October 14, 2004

Iranian diva
Googoosh was a bad role model
July 15, 2004

A revelation
Mystic Iran: Meaningful, beautiful documentary
March 4, 2004

Trip to Ramsar: Part (1), Part (2)
The one who has left my nest will come back
January 9-23, 2004

Good and bad
Aghdashloo's character in House of Sand and Fog was a weak woman
December 27, 2003

A good example
"You can bend a Persian but you can never break a Persian"
December 18, 2003

Short story
November 19, 2003

Times have changed
They certainly have
September 24, 2003

Lover forever
High school love affair in Khorramshahr
July 23, 2003

Trip to Qom
Short story
May 14, 2003

April 23, 2003

Red lipstick
No rules, no pre-conditions
January 4, 2003

Make it your bible, bubba
How to woo a middle-aged Iranian woman
November 7, 2002

Bigaaneh parast
September 30, 2002

The Godmother
"I gained knowledge enough to realize how little I know."
July 25, 2002

Koocheye eshgh
July 2, 2002

Taa abad
June 2002

Simply complicated
The one thing I wanted most -- a tormenting love affair
March 2002

Who needs them?
September 2001

Here's not looking at you, kid
Short story
June 2001


Azam Nemati was born July 27, 1955 in Minoo Island (near Abadan) and lived in Khorramshar until she graduated from high school. She received her B.A. in Persian Literature and Language in 1977 and came to US in August of 1978 where she received her Master's degree. She works as a Contracts Administrator for a European company. An avid reader she collects old and rare books about Iran. She is very active in the Iranian Community and works with various cultural and professional organizations to promote awareness about Iranian culture and the success of Iranians in general. She lives with her highly accomplished teenage son Aryan. Top

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