Sep 17, 2014
Marcello Di Cintio is a Canadian writer. He won the 2012 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for his book Walls: Travels Along the Barricades. The award was handed out on March 6, 2013 at the Writers' Trust of Canada's annual Politics and the Pen in Ottawa. Marcello was born in Calgary, Alberta where he currently lives with his wife, Moonira, and son, Amedeo.
We met recently to discuss his literary pilgrimage to Iran, which he wrote about in his book, Poets and Pahlevans, a Journey into the Heart of Iran.