Bio: Behrooz Simaii was born in Salmas, Iran. He studied English literature and General Linguistics. He came to Canada in 1985. Published: "Voice of Image", 1996; and "Silence Pauses the Word", 2000; and co-edited "Blue Horizon Songs", 1995, selected poems of Iranian poets in Toronto, through Persian publishing houses. His essays, short stories, and translations have appeared in Persian periodicals. He lives in Toronto, and is working on a collection of poetry of his work in English.