An English language poet and short story writer, Sadaf Halai received a BA from Bennington College, a B.Ed. from York University, and a Master’s in Creative Writing from Boston University. She has been published in Ploughshares, Granta,Vallum, Aleph Review, and Journal of Postcolonial Writing. She has work forthcoming in Salmagundi, a quarterly periodical. One of her short stories was a finalist for the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers.