Amir Gudarzi is a writer. Born in Teheran, Iran, in 1986, he graduated at the only school for theatre the country had at that time. Due to censorship, his plays were only shown in private circles. Since 2009, Amir has lived in involuntary exile in Vienna, Austria. In 2017, he won the exil-DramatikerInnenpreis for his play Between Us and Them Lies… In 2018, his play Arash, the Returnee premiered under the title Arash//Heimkehrer in Vienna and his play The Knowledge Tree was shown in Jerusalem. In 2019, his play The Assassin’s Castle was invited to the Berlin Stückemarkt, and in 2020 the play Jelly Man – The Future in between my Fingers premiered in Vienna. Amir lives in Vienna and is working on his debut novel.