About the Author

Multiple contests winner for short fiction, Mehreen Ahmed is an award-winning Australian novelist born in Bangladesh.Her historical fiction, The Pacifist is an audible bestseller.Included in The Best Asian Speculative Fiction Anthology,her works have also been acclaimed by Midwest Book Review,and DD Magazine.Translated into German, Greek, and Bangla,her works have been reprinted,anthologized,selected for Best ofs,Editor's Pick,and made the top 10 reads multiple times.Also, her works have been nominated for Pushcart, botN and James Tait.She has authored eight books and has been twice a reader for Five Minutes, the Welkin Prize, and a juror for KM Anthru International Awards. Publications/Forthcoming Routledge,Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Core),Hawaii University Press,Michigan State University Press,ISTE,Callej.org,Journal,Learner Autonomy Special Interest group (IATEFL, LASIG),Independence,University of Kent,The Sheaf, University of Saskatchewan Press,Jimson Weed UVA,Hoot Review,IceFloe Press,Otoliths,Ethel Zine Journal,Minison Project: Shakespeare's Sonnet reimagined.Writer's Digest:Six sentences,Litro Magazine,Alien Buddha Press,The BeZine,Insignia Best Asian Speculative Fiction Anthology,Synchronised Chaos,The Bull magazine,Alternate Route,Coin-Operated Press,Perception Magazine(Syracuse University),October Hill Magazine,Mad Swirl,Chewers and Masticadores,The Antonym,Oddball Magazine,The Gorko Gazette,Noctivagant Press,The Atherton Review,KNOT Magazine,Rogue Agent Journal: Sundress Publications,Olney/Kiss Your Darlings Magazine,Connotation Press,WordCity Literary Journal,The Talon Review(North Florida University),Quail Bell,The Literary Heist,The Hennepin Review,Five Minutes,Door is A Jar Magazine,Mōtus Audāx Press,Litterateur RW Magazine,Wink:Writers in the know Magazine,The Chamber Magazine,ELJ:Scissors and Spackle,Sequoyah Cherokee River Journal,Flash Boulevard,Ponder Savant,Phenomenal Literature,Crêpe & Penn,Flash Frontier,Ellipsis Zine,Ginosko#24,Literary Journal,BrownBag Online,The Cabinet of Heed,Shabd Aaweg Review,Peeking Cat Literary,Straylight Magazine(Wisconsin-Parkland University),Melbourne Culture Corner,Cogito Literary Journal,Breathe Everyone Magazine,Literati Magazine,Active Muse,Dreaming in Fiction,Anti-Heroin Chic,RIC Journal,Mono,LoveinthetimeofCovidChronicle,Empyrean Literary Magazine,Unpublished Platform,Wellington Street Review,Nailpolish Stories,Setu Bilingual,Impspired Magazine,Writers and Readers'Magazine,PIne Cone Review,KREAXXXION Review,Thorn Literary Magazine.3 Moon Magazine,Merak Magazine,Sage Cigarettes,The Bombay Review,FlashBack Fiction,Down in the Dirt, CC&D,Nymphs,Portand Metrozine,Academy of Heart and Mind,Creativity Webzine,Mojave Heart,The Piker Press,Kitaab,Nthanda,CommuterLit,Angel City Review,Paper Djinn,FreeFlashFiction,Cafe Dissensus,Adelaide Literary Magazine,Scarlet Leaf Review,Terror House Magazine,The Punch Magazine,ArcherLiterature,Furtive Dalliance,Flash Fiction North,Storyland Literary Review,Cosmic Teapot Publishing, Shorts Magazine,BridgeHouse Publishing and more. Awards/Accolades Drunken Druid's Editor's Choice,2017(The Pacifist) Nominated for the James Tait Black Prize for fiction,2021(Gatherings) First Place,Academy of the Heart and Mind,May Flowers contest 2022 (The Phases of the Moon) One of the winners,Waterloo Festival,May 2020(Dolly) Stream-of-Consciousness Challenge,Cabinet-of-Heed,Drawer Four,April 2020 (Black Mirror) Finalist,Adelaide Books NY for Fourth Adelaide Literary Award contest,February 2020 (Flower Girl) Honourable Mention in the Weavers of Words contest,Unpublished Platform,March 2022 (Silent Bleat) Winner of Author Shout Reader Ready Silver&Bronze Awards for fiction, 2019 (The Pacifist, Moirae and The Blotted Line) Nominated for the Publication of the Month,Spillwords Press April/May 2018(Waheed Murad) Nominated three times for botN,2020 (Interlude,Lungs,Ylem) Nominated for Pushcart,2020(Ylem) Writer's Choice Best of CafeLit 8,2019(Bats Downunder) 2xBest of Mad Swirl, 2023(Space,Vape) Best of Alien Buddha Zine's five year history,Milestone Edition Zine#50,2023(Deep Well) Audio Books The Archer-Jingwei,Feb 2022 Peeking Cat Literary-Chasing a Dream,Dec 2021 SweetyCat Press-Rain and Coffee,Sept 2020 FlashBackFiction-East Bengal 1971,May 2020 Reedsy sponsored Shortstoryreader-Juliet's Song,Sept 2021 Flash Fiction Frontier-Blue,Grey and Lavender,June 2020 The Pacifist,2017 Talks Radical Books and Politics with Dr.Maria Estrada,2021 Boomers on Books with Vince Stevenson,2021 Siren Radio with Steve Cawte University of Lincoln, 2021 Trisha Mckee,2020

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