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Sofia Mostaghimi (MO-stah-GHEE-mee) is a fiction writer and secondary school teacher. Of Persian and Québécois descent, she was born in Sherbrooke (Qc.), and raised in Mississauga (Ont.), where she mastered the art of hanging out. She completed her M.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Toronto and was Fiction Curator for the Emerging Writer's Reading Series in Toronto from 2013 to 2015. 

She likes to write about spaces, places, and the people that mark them & are marked by them. She is currently working on completing a novel, All the Hope Imaginable, a novella, Desperada, and a collection of short stories,. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

For questions or other inquiries, she can be reached by e-mail at or follow her on Twitter @sofiamosta