A.X. Ahmad




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A.X. Ahmad

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A.X. Ahmad is the author of the Ranjit Singh trilogy. The first book, THE CARETAKER, was published in May 2013. The second book in the series, LAST TAXI RIDE, will be published in June 2014.

A.X. Ahmad grew up in India, was educated at Vassar College and MIT, and worked for many years as an international architect before taking up writing full time.

As Amin Ahmad, his short stories and essays on immigrant life have been published in The Missouri Review, The Harvard Review, The New England Review, Narrative Magazine and The Good Men Project. He's been a finalist for Glimmertrain's Short Story Award, and been listed in Best American Essays.

He currently teaches at The Bethesda Writer’s Center and lives in Washington, D.C.

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Hi readers,

Just wanted to let you know about two upcoming readings--

I'm launching my new book, THE LAST TAXI RIDE, on June 25th at 6:30PM at the Mysterious Bookshop in NYC.

On June 28th, I'll be reading at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC at 6PM.

Hope to see some familiar faces!
A.X.
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