Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie is the author of seven novels, which have been translated into over 20 languages. Home Fire was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Burnt Shadows was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, and A God in Every Stone was shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Three of her other novels (In the City by the Sea, Kartography, Broken Verses) have received awards from the Pakistan Academy of Letters. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and one of Granta’s ‘Best of Young British Novelists’, she grew up in Karachi, and now lives in London. 

Kamila says:

“I’ll be looking for stories that take risks, stories that understand form and are engaged with the possibilities of language, stories that stay with me long after I’ve finished reading them”.

Mustard (Novels)

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