Rahad Abir

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.

The Hanuman boy

A short story.

Mar 04, 2021

Mr Moti

A short story

Jan 14, 2019

The circumcision

A short story

Aug 24, 2018

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