Poupeh Missaghi Profile

Poupeh Missaghi


Poupeh Missaghi has a PhD in English and Literary Arts from the University of Denver; an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; and an MA in Translation Studies and a BA in English < > Persian Translation from Azad University, Tehran. Her novel trans(re)lating house one was published by Coffee House Press in 2020, and her translation of Iranian author Nasim Marashi’s I’ll Be Strong for You came out with Astra Publishing House in 2021. Her short pieces have appeared in numerous journals. She is based in Brooklyn, NY, and teaches at Pratt Institute and City University of New York. She works in prose—innovative and hybrid prose, nonfiction, and fiction—as well as translation.