Zahir Janmohamed

Zahir Janmohamed

Adjunct Fellow at the Attic Institute of Arts and Letters

Zahir Janmohamed is lives in Ann Arbor. He is a Zell Writing Fellow at the University of Michigan, where he completed an MFA in fiction and received awards in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and playwriting. He is also the co-founder of the James Beard nominated podcast Racist Sandwich. His articles have been published in The New York TimesThe GuardianThe Washington PostThe NationGuernicaMcSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and many other publications. He has received fellowships and scholarships from MacDowell, Bread Loaf, Kundiman, and VONA. Prior to beginning his writing career, he worked in the US Congress and at Amnesty International.