Born in Iran, Mohsen Emadi is the award-winning author of four collections of poetry published in Spain and in Iran, and several collections of poetry translations.
Emadi studied Computer Engineering in Sharif University of Technology, Iran and Digital Culture in the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He is the founder and manager of Ahmad Shamlou’s official website, one of the major figures of Persian contemporary poetry and intellectuality whose works were forbidden for 16 years by the Islamic Republic. He is also the founder and manager of The house of world poets, a Persian anthology of world poetry, where he started to publish his translation after experiencing extensive censorship in the Islamic republic. He was later joined by other translators and today the website features more than 500 world poets.
Emadi debuted with the poetry collection La flor de los renglones in 2003. In 2007 he released We did not speak of her eyes followed by Las leyes de la gravedad in 2011 and Visible come el aire, legible como la muerte in 2012. In 2010, Emadi was awarded Primeo de Poesia de Miedo and IV. Beca de Antonio Machado in 2011. Mohsen Emadi has lived in Iran, Finland, Czech Republic, Spain and is now based in Mexico City.
Mr. Emadi's cultural-political activities date back to the student movement of 1999. Recently he was a supporter of Green Movement after the election coup of Ahmadinejad in 2009 and his political essays and interviews appeared in several Persian and Spanish media and newspaper.