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

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

Waterstones Norwich dedicates Staff Recommendation bay to women writers in 2018

A Waterstones branch is dedicating its ‘Staff Recommends’ bay to female writers to celebrate the 'Year of Publishing Women'.  Read more

Penguin celebrates centenary of women's vote with classics series

Penguin is to celebrate the centenary of women getting the vote with a new series called Penguin Women Writers. Read more

Shamsie and Thien support PEN's Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Writers including Kamila Shamsie and Madeleine Thien are taking part in PEN International's campaign The Day of the Imprisoned Writer, championing the cause of five imprisoned writers. ... Read more

Chakrabarti welcomes Year of Publishing Women in 2018

Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti has expressed support for Kamila Shamsie’s proposal for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018 ahead of the publication of... Read more

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