Ali Dehbashi, an Iranologist, was the editor of Kelk (Pen), a monthly review of art, culture, and humanity, from 1990 to 1997. He was the owner and editor of Bukhara, another such art and culture review, from 1998 to 2001. Ali is manager of Shahab Publishing and editor of Quarter, the science encyclopedia of Iran. He is also a member of the European Iranologist Society. Ali lives in Tehran.