Author portrait by  Arthur Johnstone

Author portrait by Arthur Johnstone

Cyrus Armajani

Cyrus Armajani teaches reading and creative writing to youth who are incarcerated. He is a Jefferson Award recipient for his literacy work in the juvenile justice system and a Pushcart nominee. His poems have appeared in Blue Collar Review, Matter: A Journal of Political Poetry and Commentary, RHINO 2018, and 100 Days of Action, among other publications. Benefits of Doubt (Nomadic Press, 2016) is his first book. Cyrus is Iranian-American and lives in Oakland, California with his wife and two sons.

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Benefits of Doubt (2016)