Ahmad Saidullah was born in Ottawa, Ontario, grew up in India, and now lives in Toronto, Canada. The title story from his debut collection Happiness and Other Disorders won second prize in the 2005 CBC Literary Awards.
Fiction (Short stories)
Happiness and Other Disorders
Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2008.
Publisher’s Synopsis (from its website)
Set in India, Burma, England, the Czech Republic, Greenland, the US, and Canada, from World War II to the present, Happiness and Other Disorders offers astonishingly subtle and vivid portraits of characters and societies torn apart by violence and oppression.
Awards and Honours
2009 Danuta Gleed Literary Award (Finalist)
Blog for Happiness and Other Disorders
Member profile from the Writers’ Union of Canada website