Shoaib Alam

Shoaib Alam studied economics and literature at Claremont McKenna College and is a graduate of the MFA program at Colorado State University. His writing has appeared in Wasafiri, Reader’s Digest, and Bengal Lights. Shoaib works for a nonprofit in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


By Shoaib Alam

In the days after his father disappeared, Yusuf slept late into the morning—school was out for Ramadan, and there was no one to tell him he couldn’t. On the third […]