Fehmida Zakeer (Translator) Writer and translator
is a writer hailing from Kerala. Her work has appeared in Indian Quarterly, Rose and Thorn Journal, Out of Print Magazine, Asian Cha, The Bangalore Review, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Muse India
and elsewhere. Stories written by her have come out in print anthologies such as Pangea: An Anthology of Stories from Around the World
(Thames River Press, UK), Ripples: Short Stories by Indian Women Writers
(APK Publishers, India), Happy Birthday to Me
(Dahlia Publishing, UK) and others. A story of hers placed first in the Himal South-Asian short story competition 2013 and another was chosen by the National Library Board of Singapore for the 2013 edition of their annual READ Singapore anthology. She was twice on the honourable mentions list of the Binnacle Ultra Short competition (University of Maine at Machias). A story of hers was shortlisted in the DNA-Out of Print short story competition, 2014 and another one was published in the Out of Print magazine issue focusing on Sexual and Gender Violence. An anthology of stories, titled Keeper of Secrets
, is forthcoming from Dhauli Books.