Vafi’s first novel, My Bird, came out in 2002 and won the award for top novel from the “Golshiri Foundation” and “Yalda Literary Award” later in the same year. It also picked up accolades from “Mehregan Adab Award” and “Isfahan Literary Award”. My Bird is already on its 30th reprint.
This novel has been translated into English, Italian, German and Kurdish Sorani and Turkish. In 2003 her Tarlan, a novel, hit the bookstore shelves and secured an accolade from “Isfahan Literary Award”. This novel has been translated into German in 2015 and won “LiBerature” prize in 2017.