Photo Credit Soko Negash

We are thrilled to announce that Winner of the 2022 Marina Nemat Award for Non-Fiction, Sahar Golshan’s picture book TOO LOUD! has been acquired by Claire Caldwell and Khary Mathurin of Annick Press for Spring 2024 publication!

TOO LOUD! features a girl with a voice as loud as a waterfall who with the help of a roaring river and her lion-like grandmother, discovers the power of speaking up. Illustrations by Shiva Delsooz. 

Sahar Golshan is a writer, language learner, and the director of the short documentary KAR. Her work has appeared in Room, Taclanese, The Puritan, Shameless, and Tongues: On Longing and Belonging through Language. She is the 2022 winner of the Marina Nemat Award for Creative Non-Fiction and a recipient of the 2019 Air Canada Short Film Award. Sahar is a graduate of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at the University of Guelph and a former participant in the Diaspora Dialogues Long Form Mentorship program. She likes asking questions.

Deal for world rights by Chelene Knight of Transatlantic Agency.