Hananah was born in Pakistan, calls North Carolina home, and currently lives in Manila where she is working on a novel.
Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Agni, Virginia Quarterly, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, South West Review, Smokelong, Nelle, and Pithead Chapel, among others. Her story “Fish Tank,” at Alaska Quarterly Review, was a notable mention in Best American Short Stories of 2019. “In the Day of Old Things” won the 2018 Lawrence Foundation Literary Prize at Michigan Quarterly Review. She is a recipient of scholarships and fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Rivendell writers’ colony. She is the founder of Dubai Literary Salon, a prose-reading series, and a fiction editor at Los Angeles Review.
You can find her @HananahZaheer.