Aram Mrjoian is a writer, editor, critic, and educator. He earned his PhD in creative writing at Florida State University and his MFA at Northwestern University. Aram has also served as a creative writing mentor or instructor at the Adroit Journal, 826, Hugo House, and Open Books Chicago. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Barrelhouse, Gulf Coast, The Millions, The Rumpus, Cream City Review, Boulevard, Longreads, and many other publications. He is at work editing Imagining and Seeing: Voices of the Armenian Diaspora, an anthology of essays slated for publication with University of Texas Press in Fall 2022. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in English at PLU.