College of Humanities - Creative Dialogues Series - Kamila Shamsiediscussion Thu 18 Oct 2018, 19:00 – 20:30
The Forum, University of Exeter
Exeter EX4 4SZ
- Free entry - please register in advance
‘Creative Dialogues’ is a series of ‘in-conversation’ events presented by the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter, bringing a range of high-profile speakers who are leaders in their respective fields, from across the creative arts, journalism and the creative industries to Exeter.
The next event in the Creative Dialogues series features award winning author Kamila Shamsie, the 2018 winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction in conversation with Professor Vesna Goldsworthy, Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Exeter.
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Kamila Shamsie - Biography
Kamila Shamsie is the author of seven novels, which have been translated into over 20 languages. Home Fire won the Women’s Prize for Fiction, was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and long listed 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.
With thanks to The Ronald Duncan Literary Foundation for supporting the Kamila Shamsie 'Creative Dialogues' event.
Photo credit: Zain Mustafa