Salar Abdoh

Salar Abdoh was born in Iran and splits his time between Tehran and New York City, where he is co-director of the Creative Writing MFA Program at the City College of New York. He is the author of “Tehran at Twilight,” “The Poet Game,” and “Opium,” and is the editor of “Tehran Noir.” His essays and short stories have appeared in various publications, including The New York Times, BOMB, Callaloo, Guernica, and on the BBC. He is the recipient of the NYFA Prize and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship.