Moazzam Sheikh was born in Lahore, Pakistan. He studied business, film and library science and is currently a librarian in the Art/Music/Recreation department at the San Francisco public library. In addition, he teaches at City College of San Francisco, writes fiction, and translates fiction from Urdu/Hindi/Punjabi/English. His latest work of translation is Stories of Intizar Husain (Katha). He has also edited a collection of stories, A Letter from India: Contemporary Pakistani Short Stories (Penguin). Moazzam is the author of CAFE LE WHORE AND OTHER STORIES (Weavers Press, 2013), and THE IDOL LOVER: AND OTHER STORIES OF PAKISTAN (Ithuriel's Spear, 2008).