Amanda Ajamfar is an Iranian American short story writer currently living in Brooklyn. Born in the US, she spent her childhood moving between various US states and countries in the Persian Gulf. She holds degrees in Film, Religious Studies, and Creative Writing. Her work tends to feature hybridity, mongrelized forms of myths pulled from a transnational inventory, and issues of moral complicity as a modern/American person. She has been generously supported by awards and fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Asian American Writer’s Workshop, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. You can find her stories in The Colorado Review, PaperDarts, and forthcoming from The Georgia Review.