Imad Rahman

Fiction | NEOMFA Campus Coordinator | Cleveland State University
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Recent Publications


I Dream Of Microwaves. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 2004).


I Watch Knight Of Cups.” The New England Review (Vol. 39, #2, June 2018), Essay.
Short, Unhappy.” The New England Review, Digital Archives Project, Dec 2013, Short Story.
The Brigadier-General Takes His Final Stand, by James Butt.” xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths, Kate Bernheimer ed., Penguin Books, Sept., 2013, Short Story.
Petty.” The Fairy Tale Review, February 2012, Short Story.
Hound Days.” Robert Lopez’s No News Today project, August 2011, Short Story.
“I, Claudius.” Radical Society, Spring 2006, Short Story.
All Roads Lead To Flesh and Bone.” Willow Springs, Spring 2005, Short Story.
“From Kilgore To Kurtz, At The Steak’n Stage.” Bridge, Issues 7/8, Fall 2003, Short Story.

About Imad

Imad Rahman teaches creative writing at Cleveland State University. His first book, I Dream Of Microwaves, a collection of connected stories, was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2004, and has since been translated into French. He was named a “Breakout Author” by Interview magazine and Writers Digest, and his book was a 2004 Best Books selection by The Journal News. His stories have appeared in One Story, Chelsea, Gulf Coast, The Sonora Review and Willow Springs, among others. His short story, “Eating, Ohio,” received a Special Mention in the 2005 Pushcart Prize anthology. He was the 2001-02 James C. McCreight Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He directs the annual Imagination Writers Workshop & Conference at CSU.

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