Mir-Yashar Seyedbagheri is a graduate of Colorado State University’s MFA program in fiction. A recipient of two Honorable Mentions from Glimmer Train, Mir-Yashar’s story, “Strangers,” was nominated for The Best Small Fictions. His work is forthcoming or has been published in journals such as The Local Train Magazine, The Drabble, Door Is A Jar, and Ariel Chart.