Nawaaz Ahmed with Andaleeb Wajid
Family Matters: Writing on Relationships
Claire Fuller*, Nawaaz Ahmed, Sabrina Janesch*, Eman Quotah* with Sabin Iqbal
* Indicates that the speaker will be participating at the Festival via Zoom
Nawaaz Ahmed was born in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. Before turning to writing, he was a computer scientist, researching search algorithms for Yahoo. He holds an MFA from University of Michigan–Ann Arbor and is the recipient of residencies at MacDowell, Yaddo, Djerassi, and VCCA. His debut novel ‘Radiant Fugitives’ (2021) was longlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, and the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize. He currently lives in Brooklyn.