Zubair Ahmed

Zubair Ahmed , born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh, won the Diversity Visa Lottery to come to the US in 2005 with his family. He graduated as a first-generation college student from Stanford, where he studied engineering and creative writing. He is the author of City of Rivers (McSweeney’s Poetry Series) and Ashulia, a chapbook (Tavern Books). His works have appeared in Poetry Magazine, The Believer, Tin House, Poetry Daily, and Poem-a-Day, among others.