Rooja Mohassessy

Rooja Mohassessy is an Iranian-born poet and educator living in Northern California. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Narrative Magazine, Poet Lore, RHINO Poetry, Southern Humanities Review, CALYX Journal, Ninth Letter, Bare Life Review, Potomac Review, The Florida Review, New Letters, InterlitQ, and elsewhere. She is also included in California Fire and Water: An Anthology of Poems. Rooja is a 2021 recipient of the MacDowell Fellowship and a student at the MFA program of Pacific University, Oregon. She reads for the journal Prairie Schooner.