Iraj Isaac Rahmim (2011)

Iraj Isaac Rahmim

Iraj Isaac Rahmim’s essays and fiction have appeared in Antioch Review, Commentary, Commonweal, Gulf Coast, the Houston Chronicle, Reason and Rosebud and have been broadcast by Pacifica Radio.  A MacDowell Colony and Yaddo fellow, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference scholar and twice winner of First Prize from Fugue, he has had pieces selected five times as Notable Essays by the Best American Series and was awarded a Fellowship in Literature by the Texas Commission of the Arts.  Isaac recently completed a novel set in Dubai and is working on a memoir about his life in Iran and the US. He holds a PhD in biochemical engineering from Columbia University. [2011]