Ali Alizadeh

Ali Alizadeh was born in Tehran, Iran in 1976. His first pieces of writing were released when he was thirteen years old, winning him a young adults award. He immigrated along with his family to Queensland, Australia soon after and he went to high school among classmates he described as discriminatory.

Alizadeh’s works have been published in forty literary journals and several books including Fifty Poems in Attar, Iran: My Grandmother, Ashes in the Air, and Transactions.