Mahta Riazi

Wellness In Words Facilitator

Mahta Riazi
Mahta Riazi (she/her) is a poet, community worker, and educator living in Tio’tia:ke (Montréal). She is a lover of the in-between places, narrow bodies of water, and pistachio ice cream. She is inspired by and indebted to the poetry of Kristin Chang, Forough Farokhzaad, Sayeh, Hieu Minh Nguyen, George Abraham, and Joshua Bennett, among others. Mahta is the 2022 winner of the Guest Editorship program at carte blanche magazine. You can find her poetry in inQluded magazine, Voicemail Poems, Yolk literary magazine, Bahr magazine, and Brickplight. Her chapbook Parastoo was published in June 2022 by Cactus Press.
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