Farah Ahamed is a Kenyan lawyer now living in the UK. She is a graduate in creative writing from the University of East Anglia. She has been published by Kwani?, Bridge House, Fey, New Lit Salon Press, The Missing Slate and Out of Print. She was nominated for the Caine Prize for African writing in 2014 and 2015 and shortlisted for the Leeds Literary Prize for a collection of stories. Recently she was nominated for the Pushcart Prize and a finalist in the Out of Print/DNA Short Story Competition.