Awesome Con 2016

Come join me June 3-5 for the Washington DC area’s #1 Comic Book, Sci-Fi and Pop Culture event, AWESOME CON!

I am partaking in a Kickstarter Panel on Saturday June 4 and a Comics Coloring Workshop on Sunday June 5!  I will also have my comics, original art as well as Shahnameh For Kids on hand.  Be there!

Tickets available here.


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A Ferdowsi-Filled Weekend!

Please join me this weekend, May 21 & 22 for two events celebrating Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh at Pars Place, the Iranian-American Community Center (IACC).

On Saturday May 21, it’s an art exhibit inspired by The Shahnameh. There will also be live Persian classical music, a Shahnemeh poetry reading, refreshments, wine and appetizers. 18 & up.

On Sunday May 22, I will be doing a live book reading of Shahnameh For Kids – The Story of Zal & Simorgh. This fun-filled family event will also include art activities for kids.  All ages!

Only at Pars Place, 2236-C Gallows Road, Vienna VA.


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Free Comic Book Day – In Store Appearance

I will be appearing at The Amazing Comic Shop for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 7th.  I’ll be there signing copies of  “Man Plus” and will also have “Shahnameh For Kids” on hand as well as other cool stuff. Come say hello and pick up some FREE comics!


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Shahnameh and its use in pop culture/media

On Tues March 22 (6pm), I will be doing a lecture/book signing at George Washington University on Ferdowsi’s epic Persian Poem, The Shahnameh and its use in popular culture and media.

George Washington University
Phillips Hall – 209
801 22nd St NW
Washington DC

Copies of my book, Shahnameh For Kids will also be available.

This is a free event, open to everyone but seating is limited so please RSVP.


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Happy Nowruz!

Best wishes to everyone on this next trip around the sun!


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Nowruz Celebration For Children

I will be doing a Shahnameh For Kids book signing at the 4th Annual Nowruz Celebration For Children on Saturday March 12, 3pm-5pm at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (7130 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church VA 22403).   Come join me for a cultural afternoon celebrating the Persian New Year that includes crafts, treats, dance, “fire jumping” and other fun Nowruz activities for kids.  Click here to purchase advanced tickets.


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Live Book Reading at Pars Place – Feb 6

Join me for a live reading of Shahnameh for Kids – The Story of Zal & Simorgh at Pars Place, the Iranian-American Community Center.

Saturday, February 6
2236 Gallows Road
Vienna, VA 22182

This is an event for the entire family that also includes fun Shahnameh Art activites and a mini-poster for kids. $5 for kids. Free for parents.  The story is told in English.

Copies of the book will also be available.


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