Sharbari Zohra Ahmed


SHARBARI ZOHRA AHMED's fiction has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, The Asian Pacific American Journal, Catamaran, Caravan Magazine, Inroads, and Wasafiri among others and is forthcoming in Painted Bride Quarterly and Roanoke Review.

She was on the writing team for Season One of the TV Series, “Quantico” on ABC. Most recently she wrote the screen adaptation of Mitali Perkin’s YA novel Rickshaw Girl.
Her debut book The Ocean of Mrs. Nagai: Stories was released in November 2013 by Daily Star Books.  

Her play Raisins Not Virgins was produced by the Workshop Theater Co, and has been performed worldwide.  The screenplay version was part of the Tribeca All Access program at the Tribeca Film Festival. 

She is a Storyknife Fellow and a Tribeca All Access Fellow and on the faculty of the MFA program at Manhattanville College and the Film Television MA Program at Sacred Heart University. 

 She was born in Bangladesh and raised in New York, Connecticut and Ethiopia and lives in Darien, CT.