Aamina Ahmad

Aamina Ahmad grew up in London. She completed her MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her full-length play, The Dishonored, is set to tour the United Kingdom in 2016. Her fiction appears in the Normal School, the Missouri Review, and the anthology And the World Changed. She is currently a 2015–2017 Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

The Discarded

She swaggered through the quarters with a mysterious look of contentment on her face, as if she were in possession of something quite wonderful, a secret, a lover, or some other piece of good fortune.