K. Anis Ahmed is a Bangladeshi writer based in Dhaka. He is co-founder of Bengal Lights, Bangladesh’s most prominent English literary journal. He is the author of Good Night, Mr. Kissinger, a collection of short stories published in Bangladesh (UPL) and in the USA (Unnamed Press), and The World in My Hands, his first novel (Random House India).
Ahmed is co-founder of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, and publisher of Dhaka Tribune. He is Advisor to the Hay Festival Dhaka. He contributes to international journals such as Newsweek/Daily Beast, Wall Street Journal and World Literature Today, and he co-curated the “New Voices from Bangladesh” section in the Autumn 2013 edition of Granta.
Ahmed studied at Brown, Washington and New York universities. Find out more at www.kanisahmed.com.