Julie Scott Meisami

Persian Translation Prize, 2005

For her translation of Haft Paykar (Oxford Press), a medieval Persian romance written by Nizami of Ganja, who died around 1209.

John Perry

Persian Translation Prize, 2004

Jointly awarded, with Rachel Lehr, for their translation of The Sands of Oxus: Boyhood Reminiscences of Sadriddin Aini (Costa Mesa: Mazda Books, 1998).

Rachel Lehr

Persian Translation Prize, 2004

Jointly awarded, with John Perry, for their translation of The Sands of Oxus: Boyhood Reminiscences of Sadriddin Aini (Costa Mesa: Mazda Books, 1998).

Jerry Clinton

Persian Translation Prize, 2003

For his translation of the Rostam and Esfandyar episodes of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh, Iran’s national epic. It has been called “clearly the finest English verse translation of Ferdowsi in existence.”

Afkham Darband

Persian Translation Prize, 2002

Jointly awarded, with Dick Davis, for their translation of Farid‐Ud‐Din Attar’s classic text, The Conference of the Birds.

Dick Davis

Persian Translation Prize, 2002

Jointly awarded, with Afkham Darband, for their translation of Farid‐Ud‐Din Attar’s classic text, The Conference of the Birds.

Dick Davis

Persian Translation Prize, 2001

For his translation into English of the hilarious My Uncle Napoleon, by Iraj Pezeshkhzad