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Muslim Journeys Bookshelf: Writing Muslim American Fantasy

Writing Muslim American Fantasy: Saladin Ahmed

Muslim Authors in the Library

Saladin Ahmed

Saladin AhmedFrom his website's biography

Saladin Ahmed was born in Detroit and raised in a working-class, Arab American enclave in Dearborn, MI.

He holds a BA in American Culture from the University of Michigan, an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College, and an MA in English from Rutgers. His poetry has received several fellowships, and he has taught writing at universities and colleges for over ten years.

His short stories have been nominated for the Nebula and Campbell awards, and have appeared in Year’s Best Fantasy and numerous other magazines, anthologies, and podcasts, as well as being translated into five foreign languages. He is represented by Jennifer Jackson of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON is his first novel.

The library has a copy of Throne of the Crescent Moon available to check out. Copies of his book will be available for purchase on the night of the event. Free refreshments are first come first serve. This event is open to the public with parking. Please park in the Bostwick (Main) parking ramp.