Athena Farrokhzad is born 1983 in Iran. A couple of years later she came to Sweden and grew up in Göteborg.
She has been writing in groups such as G=T=B=R=G which also have published the book "Ett tunt underlag". She is working as literary critic at the newspaper Aftonbladet, teaching creative writing at Biskop-Arnö, has been the editor for a number of different reviews and is organizing a number of literary festivals. Her poetry volume "Vitsvit" was published in 2013 (Albert Bonniers Förlag).