Shahnaz Ahsan

Shahnaz Ahsan is a writer and commentator. Her debut novel, Hashim & Family (John Murray Press) was named an Observer Best Book of 2020, was longlisted for the Authors’ Club First Novel Prize, and shortlisted for the Guardian Not the Booker Prize. She is also an award-winning writer of short stories and has written a screenplay set in her hometown of Keighley. Her articles have appeared in Observer Food Monthly, Waitrose Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, and various online magazines. She is currently working on her next book, for which she has received a grant from the Society of Authors.

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