Daniyal Mueenuddin, whose fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Zoetrope,
and elsewhere, spent his early childhood in Pakistan and then lived in the
United States. After graduating from Dartmouth College, he returned to Pakistan
and lived there for seven years on his father's farm in southern Punjab.
Although he didn't begin writing fiction until much later, his experiences
during those years on the farm form the basis of his short stories. He and his
wife live on and manage a farm in Khanpur, Pakistan.
This biography was last updated on 02/12/2009.
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