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Summer Issue Published

Derafsh-e Mehr Summer 2013 Issue Published

We are happy to present the second issue of Derafsh-e Mehr, a literary journal in English founded and managed by the students of English literature at the University of Mazandaran. This issue is the result of our efforts during this summer. It is now printed and will be available for purchase beginning from the next week.
More information about the contents and how to purchase it will be submitted soon.


Introduction – As the First Post

First of all, let us congratulate the Iranian people who voted for the reformations. Today that I am writing this log is a very happy day for us the people of Iran. I hope that by the new government coming into power, there is going to be more freedom for the writers and the journalists who are the beating heart of the culture of every country.

Let us begin by introducing to you Derafsh-e Mehr, an English literary journal published by the students of the University of Mazandaran at Iran, despite knowing that this might be rather late to post an introduction, because we have already printed the first issue of Derafsh-e Mehr in April 2013. But unfortunately we could not do it much sooner, since we had a very tight schedule to gather, edit, and print all material for the first issue, and later like all other students we had to study for the final exams. We forced ourselves to print one issue in the spring of 2013 before the semester ends. It was very important for us to present a sample of our works before the long summer vacations. But many students of our university already know some about this journal, because we have given a brief introduction in our first issue, and we have also created a page and a discussion group on Facebook website, which is visited by some of the students. But because the majority of the students in Iran do not have access to Facebook, we found it necessary to make a weblog to facilitate the reach to our announcements and news regarding the journal. So, without any further ado, Let us see what Derafsh-e Mehr is all about: Continue reading