A new episode of Feet in 2 Worlds' podcast series "A Better Life?" examines the racial disparities of the coronavirus in Maine.
Zahir is a Zell Writing Fellow at the University of Michigan, where he completed an MFA in fiction and received awards for his fiction, non-fiction, poetry and playwriting. He is also the co-founder of the podcast "Racist Sandwich," which was nominated for a James Beard award in 2019. His articles have been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Nation, Guernica and many other publications. Prior to beginning his writing and journalism career, he worked in the U.S. Congress and at Amnesty International.