Jamil Jan Kochai lives in West Sacramento, California. He is a graduate student in the English program at UC Davis. Currently, he is at work on his first novel 99 Nights in Logar, an excerpt of which has been published in the 25th issue of A Public Space magazine. His poems, short stories, and novel engage with the personal/historical traumas of the Afghan diaspora. He will be attending the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in the fall.