Tagged: Kamila Shamsie

On the bias

In her “provocation” in The Bookseller this week, author Kamila Shamsie calls for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018—12 months when publishers... Read more

Shamsie's Home Fire continues to burn bright with £10k Hellenic Prize win

Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017's £10,000 London Hellenic Prize, given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire (Bloomsbury).... Read more

Shamsie, Hamid and Mukherjee shortlisted for $25k DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Kamila Shamsie, Mohsin Hamid and Neel Mukherjee have all been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018, worth $25,000 (£19,200). Read more

Gowar and Mozley to compete for ST/PFD's Young Writer of the Year Award

Debuts by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Laura Freeman, Fiona Mozley and Adam Weymouth have been shortlisted for the Sunday Times/ Peter Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer... Read more

Shamsie: Women’s Prize forced others to shift on gender

The creation of the Women’s Prize for Fiction made it “embarrassing” for other prizes to have all-male shortlists, Golden Booker judge Kamila Shamsie has said, at ... Read more

Pictures of the week

Bloody Scotland launches its 2018 programme, Donald Trump visits London Waterloo and Kamila Shamsie is crowned the 2018 Women's Prize champion in this week's pictures... Read more

Shamsie scoops 2018's Women’s Prize for Fiction

Kamila Shamsie has scooped this year's £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her "extraordinarily topical" novel Home Fire (Bloomsbury Circus). ... Read more

Read extracts from the Women's Prize 2018 shortlist

The winner of this year's Women's Prize for Fiction will be announced next week. In the mean time, here's a taster of the six shortlisted books. ... Read more

Debuts from Hermes Gowar, Greengrass and Batuman make Women's Prize shortlist

Debuts by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Jessie Greengrass and Elif Batuman have been shortlisted for 2018’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Read more

UK's first Muslim literature and culture festival launches

Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK’s first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library... Read more

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