Harout VARTANIAN was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1973, where he still resides. Attended local Armenian schools (preparatory and secondary) and graduated with a syrian bachalaureate certificate. Received a degree in mechanical engineering from the American University of Beirut.
His first poetry book, Երանկիւն Արեւ/Triangular Sun was published in 2001. Active in several literary activities, Mr. Vartanian contributes regularly to literary journals.