Usman T. Malik

Usman T. Malik’s fiction has been published at Al-Jazeera, WIRED, Center for Science and Imagination’s Us In Flux, in New Voices of Fantasy and more than a dozen best of the year anthologies including The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy series. His debut collection Midnight Doorways: Fables from Pakistan won the World Fantasy Award and the 2022 Crawford Award, and was on Washington Post’s 2021 list of best new science fiction and fantasy collections.

Usman is the co-founder of the Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction, which, since 2016, has been nurturing Pakistani writers of science fiction, magic realism, fantasy, and horror.