About Amin Ahmad

Amin Ahmad recently moved to the D.C. area after many years in Boston. He has studied fiction at Grub Street, The New School, and New York University. His short stories have been published in Narrative, Harvard Review, The Missouri Review, and New England Review. He is particularly interested in genre fiction. His first novel, The Caretaker, will be published in 2013, followed by Bollywood Taxi a year later.

Structural Failure

Amin

Amin Ahmad’s excerpt from The Good Men Project anthology. “We take our usual seats at the coffee shop, by the plate glass window. My hands are shaking so badly that I scald myself. ‘What’s going on, man?’ Peter looks at me over the rim of his coffee cup.”