Siamak Vossoughi was born in Tehran, Iran, and grew up in London, Orange County, and Seattle. He attended the University of Washington and then moved to San Francisco because it seemed like a good city to be a writer. He writes short stories and he has written one novel. Some of his writing has appeared or will soon in Faultline, Fourteen Hills, Prick of the Spindle, River and Sound Review, the Massachusetts Review, the Brooklyn Voice, and Glimmer Train. He also works as a tutor.