Mehdi M. Kashani lives and writes in Toronto, Canada. Recently, one of his short stories was selected as a finalist for the Tennessee Williams Fiction Contest. His fiction and nonfiction can be found in Passages North, The Rumpus, Catapult, The Malahat Review, The Walrus, Portland Review, among others. He has work forthcoming in Bellevue Literary Review, Belletrist and The Minnesota Review. You can also find him on Twitter.