Rahad Abir is a writer from Bangladesh. His work has appeared in The Los Angeles Review, The Bombay Literary Magazine, The Wire, Himal Southasian, Brick Lane Tales anthology, and elsewhere. He has an MFA from Boston University. He received the 2017-18 Charles Pick Fellowship at the University of East Anglia. Currently he is working on his first novel and a short story collection.
Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?
How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.
Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.