Farnoosh Fathi was born in 1981 in Lafayette, Louisiana to Iranian parents. Raised in California, she attended Chadwick School and UCLA. She earned an MA from NYU and a PhD in creative writing and literature from the University of Houston. Her poems have appeared in Tin House
, Boston Review
, High Chair
and other journals. Her translations of poetry have appeared in Circumference
, her interviews with poets can be found in The Brooklyn Rail
, and her essay on Emily Dickinson’s influence on contemporary poetry can be found in The Emily Dickinson Journal
. The recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, she currently lives and works in Carmel Valley, California.
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