Born and raised in Lahore, Moazzam studied Cinema and Library Science in the US. Librarian by profession, he has translated fiction in Urdu, Punjabi, and English. He is the author of Idol Lovers and Other Stories and Cafe Le Whore and Other Stories. He guest-edited a special issue of Chicago Quarterly Review on South Asian American Writers (2017). His fiction has been anthologised and published in several literary magazines. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two sons.