Mohan Sikka’s story “Uncle Musto Takes a Mistress” was selected for a 2009 PEN/O. Henry Prize. His fiction has also been published in the journal One Story, the Toronto South Asian Review, Trikone Magazine, and in anthologies, including Take Out: Queer Writing from Asian Pacific America. Mohan’s story “Railway Aunty” just appeared in Delhi Noir, part of the award-winning urban noir series from Akashic Books. In 2006, Mohan graduated with an MFA from the Brooklyn College fiction program, where he received the Hiram Brown Award and the CUNYarts First Prize for Graduate Short Fiction. Mohan is a past recipient of a New Forms Regional Grant Award, for a project to write and produce a series of one-man performances about growing up in India and Africa. Before his MFA, Mohan toured these semi-biographical sketches in venues around the US and Canada.