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Arminé Iknadossian

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Arminé Iknadossian immigrated to the United States in 1978 to escape the civil war. She is the author of "All That Wasted Fruit." She earned an MFA from Antioch University where she was awarded a fellowship from Summer Poetry in Idyllwild. After teaching English for 20 years, Iknadossian wrote "United States of Love & Other Poems." During her tenure as a teacher, The Los Angeles Writing Project awarded Iknadossian a fellowship for their summer residency. She is also a founding fellow of the Anaphora Writing Residency at Otis College of Art & Design. Iknadossian currently lives close to the sea with Henry the Cat.