Aarti Monteiro is a fiction writer and educator. She holds a BA in English Literature from Grinnell College and an MFA in Fiction from Rutgers University-Newark. She has received support from VONA/Voices, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Tin House Writers' Workshop. She oversees the programs department at the youth writing nonprofit 826NYC. Aarti is working on a novel in stories that deals with home, loss, and identity. Her work has been featured in Cosmonauts Avenue, Epiphany Magazine, and wildness. Aarti tweets at @aaisforaarti.

Photo by: Aslan Chalom



readings & events

  • 826NYC Reading Series, Pete's Candy Store, February 11, 2019

  • RAICES Fundraiser, Starr Bar, September 23, 2018

  • Renegade Reading Series, Cafe con Libros, May 18, 2018, 7:00pm

  • 826NYC Reading Series, Pete's Candy Store, May 14, 2018, 6:30pm

  • Bloom Reading Series, Hudson View Gardens, February 18, 2018

  • Eclipsed Reading Series, Naive Bar, November 16, 2017

  • Girls Write Now Memoir Workshop, October 28, 2017

  • Rutgers-Newark MFA Reading Series, KGB Bar, March 4, 2017