Claudette Bakhtiar


Claudette Bakhtiar recently completed a MFA in Fiction from Columbia University School of the Arts. She is also a recipient of a 2004 NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) Fellowship in Fiction and served on the fiction judging panel in 2008. Her fiction, essays and criticism have previously appeared in Gigantic, The L Magazine, Literary New York, Time Out New York, The and She was also, for four years, the host and curator of a reading series at The International Center, a non-profit located in New York City dedicated to helping new immigrants, which doubled as a fundraiser for the center. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children, works part-time as a lawyer, and is presently finishing up her first novel.


Letter from Charlotte: Moms in Big Cars

From Upper West Side about ,
Published on: 05/31/2018

Respect for the Dead

From Upper West Side about , , ,
Published on: 04/08/2013

Date Night At The Gambling Den

From Midtown about , , , , , , , , , ,
Published on: 02/15/2012

Aspirational Items

From East Village about , , ,
Published on: 12/11/2011