Portrait of Ali Araghi

Photo by Vahid Khalajzadeh

Ali Araghi is an Iranian writer and translator. He was born in Tehran, but moved to South Bend, Indiana to earn his MFA at 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 viewers 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 the DC area.