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Farah Ahamed
Farah Ahamed’s short stories and essays have been published in PloughsharesThe Mechanics’ Institute Review, and The Massachusetts Review, amongst others. Her non-fiction anthology Period Matters, on menstruation experiences in South Asia, is forthcoming from Pan Macmillan, India. She is currently working on a novel, Days without Sun which is about friendship and survival and follows Amanullah, a traditional maker of sweets in the backstreets of Lahore.

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Queen Victoria in the Basement

Fiction

August 2021

Farah Ahamed

Fiction

August 2021

Dear Mr Chairman,   Sir,   Yesterday, after I switched on the spotlight so that you could see the Queen properly, you covered your...

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fiction

January 2014

The Black Lake

Hella S. Haasse

TR. Ina Rilke

fiction

January 2014

Oeroeg was my friend. When I think back on my childhood and adolescence, an image of Oeroeg invariably rises...

Prize Entry

April 2017

The Lovers

Devyn Defoe

Prize Entry

April 2017

Everyone who asks questions, asks in some way about love. The question is one half, the answer the other....

feature

October 2012

Pressed Up Against the Immediate

Rye Dag Holmboe

feature

October 2012

The author Philip Pullman recently criticised the overuse of the present tense in contemporary literature, a criticism he stretched...

 

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