Aram Mrjoian is a writer, editor, critic, and educator. He earned his PhD in creative writing at Florida State University, where he taught courses in composition, literature, and creative writing. Previously, Aram has also served as a creative writing mentor for The Adroit Journal, 826, and Open Books Chicago.
Aram has served as an editor-at-large at the Chicago Review of Books, the Southern Review of Books, and the Southeast Review, as well as the managing editor at TriQuarterly. He has also worked as a feature writer for several other publications, including Book Riot. He is currently at work editing an anthology of essays by voices from the Armenian diaspora, slated for publication with University of Texas Press in fall 2022. Aram guest edited an environmental futures folio for PANK published in April 2021.
His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Gulf Coast online, The Millions, The Rumpus, Electric Literature, Cream City Review, Colorado Review, Boulevard, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Joyland, Kenyon Review online, Longreads, Booth, Hobart, and many other publications. He holds an English degree from Michigan State University, a graduate level publishing certification from the University of Denver, and an MFA in creative writing from Northwestern University.