Saladin Ahmed

Saladin Ahmed’s first novel, Throne of the Crescent Moon, featuring the same characters as his story “Where Virtue Lives” in Beneath Ceaseless Skies #15, was a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, Crawford, Gemmell, and British Fantasy Awards and won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. He was nominated twice for the Campbell Award for Best New Science Fiction/Fantasy Writer for his short stories, which have appeared in Year’s Best Science Fiction and have been translated into a half-dozen languages. He has also written nonfiction for NPR Books, Salon, and The Escapist. He holds an MFA in poetry from Brooklyn College, an MA in English from Rutgers, and lives near Detroit with his wife and twin children.



Stories by Saladin Ahmed:
“Mister Hadj’s Sunset Ride”Issue #43, May 20, 2010

"...(a) man who might have become one of the legendary figures of the Old West if more people knew this story." —Lois Tilton, Locus online

“Where Virtue Lives”Issue #15, April 23, 2009

"introduces a promising series"  —Rich Horton

"Really enjoyed this story... Good stuff."  —Lou Anders (Pyr Books)


Podcasts by Saladin Ahmed:
“BCS 039: Mister Hadj’s Sunset Ride”Issue #44, June 3, 2010

Audio Vault Podcasts by Saladin Ahmed:
“BCS Audio Vault 018: Mister Hadj's Sunset Ride”Issue #172 - Special Weird Western Issue, April 21, 2015