Visit to Kinnaird College It was wonderful to visit Kinnaird College again – my third visit to this marvelous place which now houses an equally marvelous writers’ centre – the International Centre For Pakistani Writing in English (ICPWE) headed by the Founder Director Mr. M. Athar Tahir-Chowdhry, a poet, an artist and a former diplomat, who I…
What a pleasure it was to visit Norbert Gymnasium Catholic School in February when I went to attend the Didacta Book Fair in Cologne. It is a marvelous school in the country side in Dormagen, near the city of Cologne in Germany. This visit was kindly arranged by my friend Ursula Roth of Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft, Bonn and the…
It was a pleasure visiting Withington Girls’ School in Manchester for our season of twinning event. Over 100 Muslim and Jewish girls with their teachers and sixth form prefects attended a session led by myself and Jonny Wineberg. This was one of the five schools who benefited from the celebratory #SpreadHummusNotHate initiative to promote messages of peace,…
I am delighted to share with you details of my forthcoming event at De La Salle University, Manila, hosted by the Department of Literature, and Master of Ceremonies, Dr. Jeremy de Chavez. The Department of Literature De La Salle University A Reading and Conversation with British-Pakistani Author Qaisra Shahraz, Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts & Critically Acclaimed Novelist…
My second visit to the International Islamic University ― my main host in Islamabad. I stayed at the university guest house, behind the gorgeous Faisal Mosque overlooking the majestic green hills. Built on acres of land, I loved walking through the majestic buildings on the female campus, named after well-known Muslim women, and admiring the beautiful gardens and paintings. It was a…
I had a great day visiting the University of Lancaster’s Modern Languages department to lead a workshop, hosted by the wonderful team and department director Dr. Robert Crawshaw, a personal friend and fan of my work. In support of a special project, entitled Author’s World, I enjoyed two lively sessions with the staff and students, who are working at different levels up to…
We have some great news to share! Qaisra Shahraz’s third novel, ‘Revolt’ is today’s Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal. ‘Revolt’ has reached number three on the Amazon Bestseller List for ‘Literary Fiction’ just this morning. For a limited time only ‘Revolt’ is on offer for £1.09. Get downloading for a great read and at a bargain price too….
Take a look at the flyer (below) for my first event in the UK , for the new book release, ‘Revolt’. The event will be taking place at Crumpsall Library in Manchester, UK. Hope to see you there!
Here is the poster for an upcoming book launch event in Bangkok that I will be attending along with other writers – I am very much looking forward to it!
At the event I will be launching my new book Revolt – hope to see you there!
- Storytelling and Global Futures – Lancaster University January 14, 2018
- An evening with Qaisra Shahraz – Birmingham Waterstones January 14, 2018
- Qaisra Shahraz at Manchester Literature Festival in Elizabeth Gaskell House October 12, 2017
- Ernest Mach Gymnasium – Hurth, Germany October 12, 2017
- Building Cultural Bridges in Dusseldorf, Germany September 6, 2017
- Qaisra Shahraz at Asia Pacific Writers & Translators – Bali 2017 Book Launch August 30, 2017
- Qaisra Shahraz at Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2017 August 30, 2017
- Qaisra Shahraz at Manchester Literature Festival August 30, 2017