Hafeez Lakhani was born in Hyderabad, India and raised in suburban South Florida. His work has been featured in Crazyhorse, Salt Hill, Tikkun,The Cortland Review, and The Southern Review, among other places, and has garnered fellowships from PEN Center USA and The Center for Fiction. He was twice recognized with a Notable Essay in Best American Essays and twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In 2015 he was profiled by the Huffington Post as one of “Eight Fantastic New Writers to Look Out For.” Previously he was an NGO field worker in India and a commodities trader on Wall Street; now he is completing a novel about a family confronted by a life-threatening liver disease in the matriarch.
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