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Maryam Madjidi


Maryam Madjidi, was born in Iran in 1980 and moved to France in 1986. She studied Literature at the Sorbonne and later started teaching in high schools. She returned to Iran for the first time in 2003 and traveled for a long time between China and Turkey. Back in France, she began teaching French to detainees and unaccompanied minors that arrive from foreign countries. She was awarded with the Goncourt Award and the Ouest-France Award for her book Io non sono un albero, published in Italy by Bompiani. 


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