K. Anis Ahmed is a Bangladeshi writer based in Dhaka. His first collec He is a co-founder of Bengal Lights, the country’s most prominent new online English literary journal. Bengal Lights will also bring out two print issues annually and its debut edition is due in September. Ahmed is a co-founder of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, and is involved in a range of enterprises, including the country’s first and only organic tea garden and cooperative. Ahmed studied at Brown, Washington and New York universities before moving back to Bangladesh in 2004. He lives in Dhaka with his wife, Juditha and son Alexander.

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