Yousef Alikhani, an Iranian writer was born in 1975 in the village of "Milek" in the Roodbar and Alamut region of Qazvin. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Arabic Language and Literature from the University of Tehran. His first short stories were published between 1995 and 1996 in local magazines in Qazvin.
Published works: Dragon slayage (short stories), Negah Publication, 2007 Ghadam Bekheir was my grandmother (short stories), Ofogh Publication, 2003
Looking for Hassan Sabbah:, the Life story of the god of Alamut for Young Adults, Qoqnoos Publication, 2007 saeb tabrizi’s Life, Madraseh Publication, 2007 Ibn Batuteh’s Life, Madraseh Publication, 2004 Aziz and Negar: Re-reading a love story, Qoqnoos Publication, 2002 The Third Generation of Fiction Writing in Today’s Iran: Interviews with Writers, Markaz Publication, 2001
The Stories of the People of Alamut and Roodbar, in collaboration with Afshin Naderi (to be published).