Armen Davoudian

Armen Davoudian is the author of The Palace of Forty Pillars, forthcoming from Tin House (US) and Corsair (UK) in Winter 2024. His poems and translations from Persian appear in Poetry magazine, The Hopkins Review, The Yale Review, and elsewhere. His chapbook, Swan Song, won the 2020 Frost Place Competition. Armen grew up in Isfahan, Iran, and is a PhD candidate in English at Stanford University.


We sat together in the country
where men like us can sit together
like this.