Short Fiction
Throne of the Crescent Moon
(Book I of The Crescent Moon Kingdoms)
February, 2012 from DAW Books
Short Fiction
  Engraved on the Eye
September, 2012 from Ridan Publishing
E-book available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, or Kobo
  “The Faithful Soldier, Prompted”
originally appeared in Apex Magazine
text and podcast @ EscapePod
  “Mister Hadj’s Sunset Ride”
in Beneath Ceaseless Skies
podcast @ Beneath Ceaseless Skies
podcast @ PodCastle
  “General Akmed’s Revenge?”
in Expanded Horizons
  “Doctor Diablo Goes Through The Motions”
in Strange Horizons
podcast @ DrabbleCast
  “Judgment of Swords and Souls”
in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show
free version here
podcast @ PodCastle
  “Hooves and the Hovel of Abdel Jameela”
2009 Nebula Finalist for Best Short Story
in Clockwork Phoenix 2
podcast @ PodCastle
  “Where Virtue Lives”
2009 Harper’s Pen Award Finalist
in Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Saladin’s poetry has earned fellowships from the University of Michigan, Brooklyn College, and the Bronx Council on the Arts, and has appeared in the following journals and anthologies:
  Callaloo Volume 32, Issue 4 (2009)
  Against Agamemnon: War Poetry
(WaterWood Press 2009)
  Inclined to Speak: An Anthology
of Contemporary Arab American Poetry

(University of Arkansas Press 2008)
  Margie: The American Journal of Poetry
Volume 6 (2007)
  We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon (Interlink Books 2007)
  The Brooklyn Review #19 (2002)
  The Brooklyn Review #18 (2001)
  Big City Lit (2001)
  Mizna Volume 3, Issue 1 (2001)
  Abandon Automobile: Detroit City Poetry
(Wayne State University Press 2001)
  Post Gibran: Anthology of New Arab American Writing (Kitab/Syracuse University Press 2000)
  Arab Detroit: From Margin to Mainstream
(Wayne State University Press 2000)
  Mizna Volume 1, Issue 1 (1999)
  “Fresh Frontiers”
in The Escapist
  “Muslims in My Monitor”
in The Escapist

S aladin Ahmed’s poetry has earned fellowships from several universities, and has appeared in over a dozen
journals and anthologies. His short stories have been nominated for the Nebula and Campbell awards, have appeared in numerous magazines and podcasts, and have been translated into five foreign languages. He has also written nonfiction for The Escapist, Fantasy Magazine, and THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON is his first novel.

“An arresting, sumptuous
and thoroughly satisfying debut.”