Ata Moharreri is an English professor, poet, and author.
Early Life & Education
Ata Moharreri was born in Rolla, Missouri. His mother emigrated from Minsk , Belarus and his father emigrated from Tehran, Iran  to America . He wrestled under coach Terry Brands at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Richard Jackson, Ralph Angel, James Tate, Dara Wier, and Franz Wright taught him poetry.
- University of Massachusetts Amherst
- Holyoke Community College
- California State University, Northridge
- University of Redlands
- College of the Canyons
Factory Hollow Press published his poetry chap book Wildwood Thrashers in 2013.
In 2018, he moderated a panel about the American writer Frank Stanford in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Foundlings Press published one of his biographical writings on Stanford for which he interviewed Father Furhmann, aka Leenus Orth, considered one of Frank Stanford's closest mentors.