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Iraj Isaac Rahmim

Iraj Isaac Rahmim

Iraj Isaac Rahmim

Biography

Iraj Isaac Rahmim’s essays and fiction have appeared in Antioch Review, Commentary, Commonweal, Fugue, Guernica, Houston Chronicle, among many others, and been broadcast by Pacifica Radio and anthologized by Greenhaven Press. A Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Scholar, twice winner of First Prize in Prose from Fugue and winner of the 2015 San Miguel Writers’ Conference Fiction Contest, his writing has been selected six times as Notable Essays by Best American Series, twice nominated for and received a Special Mention from the Pushcart, nominated by the Sewanee Writers’ Conference for Best New American Voices, and awarded a Fellowship in Literature by the Texas Commission of the Arts. Isaac has 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 and has been awarded over 20 patents, worldwide, on energy technologies.

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