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Saladin Ahmed

USA flag (b.1975)

Saladin Ahmed's fiction has been shortlisted for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the Nebula Award for Best Short Story, and the Harper’s Pen Award for Best Sword & Sorcery/Heroic Fantasy Short Story. His fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, Clockwork Phoenix 2, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Drabblecast, PodCastle, Expanded Horizons, and the Portuguese F/SF magazine Bang!.He was born in Detroit and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and children.

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
Series contributed to
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2013) : Throne of the Crescent Moon
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2013) : Throne of the Crescent Moon

Saladin Ahmed recommends
The Worker Prince (2011)
(Saga of Davi Rhii, book 1)
Bryan Thomas Schmidt
"Retro-with-a-twist SF brimming with an infectious enthusiasm!."
The Bloodprint (2017)
(Khorasan Archives, book 1)
Ausma Zehanat Khan
"The Bloodprint is somewhere between N.K. Jemisin and George R.R. Martin. You’re going to love it."
The Future of Another Timeline (2019)
Annalee Newitz
"Exciting and urgent in the here and now."

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