Colorado State University Center for Literary Publishing

This Year’s Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction Winner

With great pleasure, we announce that final judge Gish Jen has selected Farah Ali’s “Heroes” as the winner of the 2016 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction. Her story will appear in the Fall/Winter 2016 issue of Colorado Review, forthcoming in November.

Farah Ali was born in Karachi, Pakistan, where she got her MBA. She has lived in Damascus, Syria, and Louisville, Kentucky. Her stories have been finalists in Glimmer Train. She is currently working on a collection of short fiction. “Heroes” is her first published story. She lives in Dubai, U.A.E. (for now).