Mr. Farooq Ahmed

California, United States

Member Since: 01/29/2020

Raised in the great state of Kansas, FAROOQ AHMED is the author of the novel Kansastan. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Creative Writing Program and of Brown University, where he studied biochemistry. A Contributing Editor for Photonics magazine, he has also written for the Financial Times, Nature, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. His work has been lauded by the South Asian Journalists Association, and he lives in Los Angeles.


Twitter Username: @farooqtheahmed


  • South Asian Journalists Association


  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Brown University (June 1998)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from Columbia University (June 2006)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting