Afsheen Farhadi

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Afsheen Farhadi's short fiction and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, The Southern Review, Colorado Review, Witness, The Rumpus, The Millions, Redivider, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Florida Review, and elsewhere. He has a PhD in creative writing from the University of Cincinnati, where he was a Provost Graduate Fellow, and is currently a Hughes Fellow in Creative Writing at Southern Methodist University.


Cover Photo: The photograph shows a person standing in the middle of a misty field. There are trees visible on the far side, but just barely. The tone of the photo is cool and mysterious.
How Ambiguous Endings Lure Us In

Ambiguity in fiction, when done well, is not an escape hatch for the noncommittal writer. It’s an articulation of something otherwise impossible to articulate.

Dec 05, 2022