Bina Shah is a writer of English fiction and a journalist living in Karachi, Pakistan. She is the author of four novels and two collections of short stories. She is a regular columnist for the International New York Times, the Dawn, the Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, and has written for the Independent and the Guardian. Her fiction and non fiction essays have been published in Granta, Wasafiri, the Istanbul Review, Bengal Lights, Asian Cha, and Critical Muslim.


»Bina Shah is an admirable writer - BAPSI SIDHWA, author of Cracking India

»Listen to the voice of Bina Shah–you will hear a young, confident, compassionate new Pakistan - PROFESSOR AKBAR AHMED, author, playwright, poet, and Chair of Islamic Studies at American University

»Shah's novel is both fascinating and eye-opening. - Publishers Weekly

»Shah writes with grace and fluency - Muftah.org