Mohammad Hakima is a NYC-based author. He immigrated to the United States in August of 1998 from Tehran, Iran, and started writing after he learned to speak English. His work is published in Trampset, JMWW, Maudlin House and etc. His stories have been twice a Finalist and once Shortlisted for the William Wisdom Faulkner prize. His work has received support from Vermont Studio Center. He works as a high school special education teacher and has an MFA in fiction from The New School. He is currently querying his debut novel.