Arthur Kayzakian

Arthur Kayzakian Arthur Kayzakian was born in Tehran, Iran during the Iranian Revolution. He migrated to London for three years, and then moved to the United States in 1984. He now resides in Burbank, California and received his M.A. in Creative Writing with an emphasis on poetry from California State University, Northridge. His poems have been published in the Northridge Review and Taproot Literary Review. His major influences are Anne Carson, Terrance Hayes and Charles Wright. Currently, he volunteers at the 826LA tutoring and writing center in Echo Park and Venice. He has a genuine love for house music and hip hop. When he’s not writing poetry, he’s either in a bookstore, at the movies or mashing out on video games.