Ali Araghi is an Iranian writer and translator. He was born in Tehran, but moved to South Bend, Indiana to earn his MFA from the University of Notre Dame. Alongside his second novel, Araghi is now working on Persian, Translated, a database of Persian literature translated into English. In its ideal form, the database would allow interested viewer to find information about the English translations of Persian literary works. He is the founding editor of the online literary journal, PARAGRAPHITI. He lives in St. Louis.