- Southern Asia
has had his debut novel Home Boy published by Random House in 2009. He has taught creative writing at Boston University and Georgetown University, worked as a banker, and ran a spoken-word venue. He has written for Forbes and the Global Post, and his poems have been broadcast on BBC and NPR. A recipient of the Phelam Prize and a Lannan Fellowship, he now resides in Karachi His participation is provided courtesy of the U.S. Consulate in Karachi.