The setting sun that had just prompted the mass of sub Commanders to prayer, led by their Commander had finally disappeared causing increasingly indistinct shadows in the deepening gloom of the evening. The men, led by their Commander entered the makeshift rectangular hall dominated by a nondescript wooden table surrounded by rows of wooden chairs. They were there to debrief … [Read more...] about Brave Soldier
I am an Afghan writer, living in Britain.
My publishing credits include: three books of short stories in Pashto – Old Fort, Fifty Million and Wounded Hopes. These have been translated into English, Urdu, Dari, Indi and Slovak, and published in the U.S., Slovakia , India and Pakistan .
Several of my short stories have been published in anthologies, such as Gone With The Soul, An Anthology of SAARC Fiction, edited by Noor Zaheer; The Eight Neighbours, edited by AjeetCour and Noor Zaheer; Images of Afghanistan, edited by Arley Loewen and Josette McMichael; and the Index on Censorship magazine Index, Volume 42, No. 2 in 2014.
I have also written a number of academic, analytical and research articles, as well as several political and literary essays, which have been published in various journals in Afghanistan and outside the country.
I am currently working on my novel, The Fire of September, and a collection of plays for the theatre