AWESOME CON 2021!

I am super-excited to be at Awesome Con this weekend, Friday Aug 20 through Sunday Aug 22.   Awesome Con is Washington DC’s premier pop culture comic con event.  It’s got something for everybody! 

Find me at Artist Alley Table B08.  I will have Shahnameh For Kids books and merch available.  Happy to sign and personalize your books for you. 

I will also be participating in a few workshops and panels over the weekend. 

Hero’s Quest – An Interactive Story Time
at the Awesome Con Jr Stage 
Friday Aug 20 5pm
Saturday Aug 21 3:30pm 

Panel on Diversity in Pop Media
Room 146AB
Saturday,  Aug 21 1:45pm 

Artist Sketch Session
at Art Way Alliance Booth #811
Friday Aug 20 2pm
Saturday Aug 21 12pm
Sunday Aug 22 12pm

Visit Awesome-con.com for info and tickets!   Hope to see you there!!

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The Bravery of Gordafarid Book Release Event

I am happy to announce that my latest Shahnameh For Kids book, THE BRAVERY OF GORDAFARID will be available very soon!  We are having a book release event with a live reading at Pars Place on February 29th.  If you are in the Washington DC area, please attend!  Free admission and fun for the entire family.

Saturday, February 29th
4:00pm
Pars Place
2236-C Gallows Road
Vienna VA 22182

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Booking my 2020 appearances

I’ve begun scheduling my bookings for 2020.

Please email if you are interested in having me appear at one of your events.

Live Readings/Author Signing of my children’s book series, Shahnameh For Kids (which can also include fun SFK-related Kids Art Activities)
Book Fairs and Festivals,
Comic Cons,
School Appearances,
Library Events,
Cultural Events,
Media and Podcast Interviews,
Panels, Talks, Lectures.

My calendar gets rather busy with Iranian-American events during Nowruz, so if you would like me to appear at your event around that time, it’s best to contact me as soon as possible.

arsiarozegar (at) gmail. com

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October appearances in Philly and Baltimore

I will be at a couple really fun comic cons in October.  Find me in the KIDS LOVE COMICS pavilion and come say “hi”!

October 12th & 13th
Comic Con For Kids
The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456

October 18th, 19th, & 20th
Baltimore Comic Con
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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Philadephia-area live book reading

Pennsylvania friends,

I will be doing a live book reading of The Story of Zal & Simorgh at Easttown Library on Saturday, Sept 7th.   1PM.   720 1st Ave, Berwyn, Pennsylvania 19312.  Free admission

Shahnameh For Kids books will be available for purchase there as well as free coloring pages.

Presented by Shabahang.

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The Bravery of Gordafarid Pre-Orders on IndieGoGo

I currently have an IndieGoGo campaign for pre-order of the new Shahnameh For Kids book, THE BRAVERY OF GORDAFARID.  Based one of my favorite tales from Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh, this is an empowering story of a fearless heroine who defends a fortress all by herself.   Please support and share!
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/shahnameh-for-kids-the-bravery-of-gordafarid
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Catonsville Comic Con

Excited to announce I will be appearing at the 2019 Catonsville Comic Con!

Saturday June 29th 10am-4pm
Catonsville Branch Library
1100 Frederick Rd,
Catonsville, MD 21228

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Upcoming Shahnameh events

I will be taking part in two upcoming Shahnameh events.

On May 18th, a Kids Event at Pars Place celebrating Ferdowsi and the Shahnameh.  I will do a live book reading of The Mighty Rostam.  Plus, Farsi Speaking Kids will be performing The Story of Zal & Simorgh!  It’s going to be a fun event for the entire family.

On June 2, I will be doing a talk on Father and Son relationships in the Shahnameh.

Hope to see you there!

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Awesome Con 2019

I will be appearing at Awesome Con 2019.  I will have copies of Shahnameh For Kids available including the new title, The Mighty Rostam.  Come get your books signed and personalized.  Also, see a sneak peek of the latest book!  I’ll be there all 3 days in Artist Alley Table A-10.  Get your tickets at Awesome-Con.com.

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Talk on Rostam’s 7 Trials

I will be doing two Shahnameh-related events this month at Pars Place.
Jan 20th a talk on Rostam’s Seven Trials and on Jan 27th a Sadeh Celebration for Kids with a Shahnameh story-telling.

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