Latest Publication: Divided Loyalties (House of Anansi Press, February 2019)

Blogposts on This Publication

One: On Exophonic Writing – A Q & A with Nilofar Shidmehr and Michelle MacAleese

Two: My Divided and Undivided Loyalties

Book cove_August 2018

Globe and Mail‘s Winter Preview: Books to Keep You Warm
CBC’s 15 Canadian Books of Fiction to Read on International Women’s Day
Bustle’s 25 New Short Story Collections to Read This Summer
CBC’s 17 Canadian Books to Read for Asian Heritage Month
Open Canada’s Ten books for Globally Minded Vacationer
Apple Books Featured Collection, Books We Loved

Subscribe to: My Bilingual YouTube Poetry Reading Channel

My poetry reading at the 2021 HAPPENING Multicultural Festival


Dr. Nilofar Shidmehr:

Chief Editor and Curator of Iranian Editions Volume I & II by The Bombay Review

Iranian Editions I & II - Covers in one image

Book Nominations / Longlisted or Shortlisted Manuscripts / Stories / Poems: 

Honourable Mention for “The Equilibrium Artist” (poem) – The 2021 Brooklin Poetry Society Contest 

Sigh of the Nest” (Poem) Longlisted for “Covid 19 Competition” by Dissonance Literary Magazine (2020)

“Green Intervals” (Manuscript) Shortlisted for the Ken Klonsky Novella Contest (2017)

“Divided Loyalties” (Short Story) Shortlisted for the Summer Literary Contests (2016)

Shirin and Salt Man (Book) Nominated for a Dorothy Livesay Award / BC Book Prize (2009)





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