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Qais Akbar Omar
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Qais Akbar Omar is the author of A Fort of Nine Towers (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013), which has been published in more than twenty languages, and the co-author of A Night in the Emperor’s Garden (Haus Publishing, 2015). He has written for The New York TimesThe AtlanticThe Sunday Times in London, and The Globe and Mail in Canada, and published short stories in The Southern Review, AGNI, and elsewhere. In 2014–15 Omar was a Scholars at Risk Fellow at Harvard University. (updated 4/2017)

AGNI has published the following work:

In the Ring
AGNI 85 Print Only
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