account_circle by Rafiq Ebrahim
Freelance writer and novelist. My latest novel - BEYOND THE CRUMBLING HEIGHTS - is available at and some other online bookstores. My articles and short stories are frequently published in US and Pakistani magazines. One of my cherished story, STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, was published in THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE in its issue of 3rd March 2017. I am a Science Graduate from the University of Karachi, Pakistan, with majors in English, Chemistry, and Microbiology.


The Shrimp King

Issue No. 261 ~ February, 2019

Karachi, Pakistan I bumped into my old college chum Minocher the other day at a coffee shop, and to celebrate the reunion after thirty-three years, we decided to meet the next day by having dinner at my place. When I went to pick him up …