Farzaneh Doosti 

Now a PhD candidate and former Editor-in-Chief of Threshold Quarterly, she holds an MA in English Literature from SBU, Tehran, where she has also worked as instructor, research assistant and journalist. She has authored Image/Text Semiotics (LAP, 2010) and been the Editor-at-Large of Asymptote Journal for a while.

[fruitful_sep]Associate Editors 

Leili Adibfar

She holds an MA in English Literature from Loyola University, Chicago. She has over ten years of experience in literary translation and research. Her interests include interdisciplinary studies in modern and contemporary literature and visual arts, critical theory, Persian literature, and creative writing. Born and raised in Iran, she moved to the U.S. in 2010 to attend graduate school.

Safaneh Mohaghegh Neyshabouri

 A published translator, she holds an MA in English literature and is currently a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta, Edmonton.

[fruitful_sep]Contributs and Contributing Editors

For a complete list of Persons at Parsagon see ARCHIVE: INDEX OF CONTRIBUTORS


Graphics, Logo and Cover Design

Mehdi Davaei is an established graphic designer based in Tehran and founder of Play+Pause Studio. He has been the art director of Fardaei Digar Cultural Institute as well as the reputable Hamshahri Magz.


Consulting Board

Amir Ali Nojoumian, Ph.D.

Associate Professor at Shahid Beheshti University, English Department.

Kian Soheil, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor at Shahid Beheshti University, English Department.

Michael Orthofer 

Founder and managing editor of the 17-year-old Complete Review and its popular weblog, The Literary Saloon, both of which focus on international writing. [Complete Review][twitter]



Our special thanks to  Mahboube Khalvati (founding member and associate editor 2013-2015), Sadjad Pourghanad (web and media consultant 2013-2015), Azadeh Qahvei (editor 2014) and Shataw Naseri (contributor 2014), without whom we could not reach farther.