Aty is an Iranian writer, artist, translator, and environmentalist. She graduated in English Translation BA, and has been teaching writing and art for the past ten years, mentoring writers, story coaching, and judging in writing competitions. She introduced the first English Novel Writing classes in Iran, and is working on initiating Iran’s first writing mentorship program.

Aty has also worked as an editorial assistant, cover artist, and art director. In her close-to-non-existent free time you can find her directing Iran’s first anime/manga/comic podcast, or writing love poems for strawberries. Aty has published short stories in the UK. Last year she became a Pitch Wars mentee with her novel Coup De Grace.