Kayti Lahsaiezadeh is a graduate of Boston College, where she earned a BA in English Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing.
She is a 2014 alum of the VONA/Voices Workshop and attended the first Tin House Poetry Workshop in the spring of 2017. She is also a poetry reader for Post Road magazine, the Open Mic Coordinator for JSJ Events, and a current volunteer at Black Ocean Press, where she manages social media and outreach.
In 2017 she competed in the VOX POP Poetry Slam, the inaugural FEMS Slam Tournament, and the Cantab Lounge's first Hogwarts House Slam. Her work has appeared in Post Road, Pea River Journal, Kweli, The Blueshift Journal, FreezeRay Poetry, and more.
She is currently working on a full-length manuscript tentatively titled My Father's Cure for Youth Is Flame, a series of narrative poems informed by stories from Ferdowsi's Shahnameh.
Born and raised in San Diego, she currently lives and works in Boston.