is a development communications professional and speculative fiction writer from Lucknow. His work has appeared in the Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction, Kitaab and other anthologies. Salman counts Terry Pratchett and Isaac Asimov among his inspirations, dreaming of creating a legendarium of his own one day. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from the University of Delhi and hold a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia Islamia. He shares his home with his wife Anam and two-year-old son Anwar, though it is in truth the dominion of their cat, Alif.