Ata Moharreri was born in Rolla, MO. His mother emigrated from Minsk, Belarus and his father was born in Tehran, Iran  . He writes poetry, non-fiction, and fiction.
- University of Massachusetts at Amherst
- Holyoke Community College
- California State University at Northridge
- University of Redlands
- College of the Canyons
He also worked for the Trans Asia Photography review at Hampshire College (2014).
In 2018, Ata moderated a panel about the American writer Frank Stanford in Fayetteville, AR . Foundlings Press published one of Ata's biographical writings on Stanford . Some of his writings on Stanford and other American poets appear on Medium.com's site . He interviewed Father Furhmann, aka Leenus Orth, who was considered Frank Stanford's closest mentor .