Poet Owji Honored for Lifelong Career
Poet Owji Honored for Lifelong Career
Monday, March 12, 2018

Poet Owji Honored for Lifelong Career

Monday, March 12, 2018

Poet Owji Honored for Lifelong Career

Iranian poet Mansour Owji was honored on Sunday at the closing ceremony of the 12th Poetry Book of the Year Award selected by journalists. 
Held annually in the final days of the Iranian year (ending March 20), the event pays tribute to celebrated poets for their lifelong contributions, ISNA reported. Born in Shiraz, Owji, 80, received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Tehran and later his Master’s in educational science from Darol-Mo’allemin Markazi (Central House of Teachers), which was the first teacher training institution for primary schools, currently known as Kharazmi University in Karaj. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature.


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