Tag: reading

Celebrating International Women Day At Whalley Range High School For Girls

      Date: Thursday, 9th March 2017 Timing: 11:15 to 13:15 Venue: Wilbraham Rd, Manchester M16 8GW   Looking forward to celebrating International women day with a literary event at Whalley Range High School for girls. Apart from reading for my work, discussion, answering questions and inspiring girls to read and write and promoting messages…




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.    




Writing Diaries in Morocco

This evening- thanks to my wonderful hosts I had the pleasure and privilege of visiting two real villages. One ‘Dayt Roumi’ was a rather upmarket one, with a gorgeous lake in the middle, a café, even a hotel and houses of all sorts dotted around it. Another was a traditional village with a real farmhouse…




Irrawaddy Literature Festival

Mandalay 3rd day. Fabulous end to the Irrawady literature festival, with more lively and enjoyable sessions, speeches, gala dinner, interactions, including the appearance of one of the sons of Burmese prince, come to attend a session about his grandfather, the former deposed king of Burma. Dances and puppetry ended it.  The venue of Mandalay Hills Resort Hotel…




An Afternoon With Qaisra Shahraz

WATERSTONE’S MANCHESTER DEANSGATE SATURDAY 1st MARCH 2014 1:30PM Please note that the literary event will begin at an earlier time of 1:30pm and not 2:00pm to accommodate for special guest Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Naeem Ul Hassan and a special performance from a dear friend Gemma Moffat. TICKETS £3 AVAILABLE IN STORE OR BY…




A Pair of Jeans & Other Stories

A story behind my story ‘A Pair of Jeans’ A writer’s journey can sometimes be full of surprises. There is a story behind my short story ‘A Pair of Jeans’. Written long time ago, and included in 13 world-wide editions, with 8 in Germany, “A Pair of Jeans” is the very first piece of fiction…




Events – October 2013

Upcoming events for the month of October: Title:  Taking part in a writing panel , Asia Pacific Writers Conference Date: Friday 4th October 2013 Time: 9.30 am Venue: Bangkok, Chulalongkorn University, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Bldg, Faculty of Arts, Asia Pacific Writers conference. *          *          * Title:  Book Launch event Date:  Saturday…