Kamin Mohammadi is a freelance journalist, author, broadcaster and public speaker. Born in Iran, she and her family moved to the UK during the 1979 Iranian Revolution. She is a prolific journalist and has written numerous articles on Iran – and has been nominated for an Amnesty Human Rights in Journalism award in the UK for ‘Iran’s Forgotten Victims’, and for for a National Magazine Award by the American Society of Magazine Editors for her essay, ‘Lust, Devotion and the Binary Code’ — and has also authored a book, THE CYPRESS TREE: A LOVE LETTER TO IRAN (Bloomsbury, 2011). She has spoken on Iranian issues at universities, conferences and peace events, including at New York University for the Iranian Alliances Across Borders conference, a briefing on Capitol Hill, and London University Union at a Campaign Iran peace event as well as for CND in the UK. An avid commentator, she has appeared on BBC Radio Four’s WOMAN’S HOUR, MIDWEEK and THE WORLD TONIGHT, BBC World Service’s OUTLOOK and Channel Four Radio’s THE MORNING REPORT.
MIDWEEK, BBC Radio 4, http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b012fqn2/Midweek_13_07_2011/
OUTLOOK, BBC World Service, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00hq2y7
MAGRUDY RADIO’s book show, DUBAI (8 August): http://www.magrudy.com/mondayshow
‘Lust, Devotion and the Binary Code’, Virginia Quarterly Review, http://www.vqronline.org/articles/2010/summer/mohammadi-sex-iran/
Guardian Profile: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/mohammadikamin