Pantea Amin Tofangchi

Pantea Amin Tofangchi is an Iranian American poet, writer and graphic designer. She is a graphic designer for Passager and Passager Books, teaches at the University of Baltimore, and writes poems (in English), and essays, stories, and plays (in Persian). She was born in Tehran, Iran. She was six when Iran’s revolution happened, in second grade when the Iran-Iraq war started, and in senior high when it ended. She started her writing career as a journalist in Iran for different newspapers and magazines. Along with her husband, she immigrated to the United States in 2000. She started writing poetry in English only in 2005 and has been writing poems ever since. She enjoys making handmade books of her work.

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