Aram Mrjoian is a writer, editor, instructor, and PhD candidate at Florida State University, where he has 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 is 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. In the past he has served as the assistant editor of the Southeast Review and 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 spring 2022.
His stories, reviews, interviews, and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Gulf Coast online, The Millions, The Rumpus, 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.