Category: Upcoming events

Wonder Women: What are we chaining ourselves to the railings for today ?

Event: What are we chaining ourselves to the railings for today ? A discussion on modern feminism Link: http://www.phm.org.uk/whatson/what-are-we-chaining-ourselves-to-the-railings-for-today/ Date: 4th March 2016 Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Venue: People’s History Museum Left Bank Spinningfields Manchester M3 3ER United Kingdom




Celebrating World Book Day at KD Grammar School

Date: 03 March 2016 Time: 9AM to 12:30PM Venue: KD Grammar School for Boys Hartley Hall Alexandra Road South Manchester M16 8NH     Looking forward to talk about books, my love of literature & my writing life. I hope to inspire young students to do more reading and take up writing as a career.    




Literary Germany Tour: Visiting Genoveva-Gymnasium, Cologne, Germany

Date:  Tuesday, 16th February Time: 9:55 till 11:25 Venue:  Genoveva-Gymnasium in Köln-Mülheim   I am delighted to have been invited to the Genoveva-Gymnasium as part of my Educational tour to Germany. I will be sharing my experience as a successful author and would read and discuss excerpts from my short story ‘A Pair of Jeans’ from ‘The Many…




Literary Germany Tour: Visiting Norbert Gymnasium Knechtsteden – NGK, Germany

Date:  Thursday, 18th February Time: 13:00 Venue: Norbert-Gymnasium Knechtsteden, Knechtsteden 17, 41540 Dormagen   I am delighted to have been invited to the Norbert Gymnasium Knechtsteden as part of my Educational tour to Germany. I will be sharing my experience as a successful author and would read and discuss excerpts from my short story ‘A Pair of Jeans’ from ‘The Many Voices…




Didacta Book Fair, Cologne, Germany

Really looking forward to taking part again in the German Education Book Fair Didacta in Cologne. I will be discusssing my work as a writer, my short stories “A Pair of Jeans” being studied in German Gymnasium schools. I will also be giving an interview with Ingrid Stritzelberger infront of German teachers. Also looking forward to meeting…




WOMEN’S DELEGATION TO SREBRENICA

REMEMBERING SREBRENICA – Honouring the 8372 Victims of the Genocide I am delighted to go on a special visit with a group of women to Bosnia. Women of all faiths and backgrounds. Date: 16th to 20th of January Visiting the towns and cities of Zenica, Srebrenica, Sarajevo, Tuzla. Places to be visited Potocari Memorial Centre -Srebrenica, ICMP HQ in…




De La Salle University, Manila, October 26th

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…




APWT Conference 2015 – Manila

I am travelling to the other side of the world to wonderful Manila to take part in our annual APWT conference. Really looking forward to meeting my friends from around the world – writers and translators. I know its going to be a terrific conference with lots of exciting panels and speakers, creative writing workshops,…




AN EVENING WITH A BRITISH WRITER

See all the details in this beautiful poster created by students at the International Islamic University of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur for my session, An Evening With a British Writer, Monday 19 October, 8pm.  See the previous post for my morning session.




Combating Anti-Muslim Hatred Through Literature

I am delighted with the magnificent posters created by students at the International Islamic University of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur for my forthcoming events. See details for my session, Combating Anti-Muslim Hatred in the West Through Literature, Monday 19 October, 10.00am- 12pm, and the next post for my evening session.