Nader Naderpour was born in June 06, 1929 to educated parents, he traveled to Europe upon completion of his secondary education to study literature in Sorbonne University, Paris, France.
On his return to Iran, he took up a position in the Department of Arts and Culture. Meanwhile he became Editor-in-Chief of the monthly journal of "Honar va Mardom".
Naderpour published his first poems in 1940s and completed four collections by 1970s. In 1964, he went to Rome where he studied Italian language and literature.
When he returned to Iran in 1971, he took over as the director of "Goroohe Adabe Emrooz" (Contemporary Literature Department) in the Iranian National Radio and Television, where he directed many programs on the life and works of contemporary literary figures. His efforts contributed significantly to the understanding and identification of a great many of today's literature.
Naderpour left Iran in 1980 for France and resided there until 1987. Later, he was elected to France's Authors Association, and participated in several conferences and gatherings.
In 1987, he moved to California. During his residence in the United States, Naderpour gave several speeches and lectures at Harvard University, Georgetown University, UC Berkeley, and UCLA. He was an imagist, a musician and a wordsmith in one. A classic poet living in a modern world with a modern style. He was regarded as one of the leaders of the movement of "New Poetry" in Iran and among other Persian speakers in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Pakistan.
Naderpour has published nine collections of poems, many of them translated into English, French, German, and Italian. Naderpour's poetry is rich in imagery and deeply imbedded in the texture of Persian language.