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Author of five novels, including Burnt Shadows, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction Kamila Shamsie is a promising writer in English language.
Burnt Shadows has been translated into over 20 languages. Kamila Shamsie has also written a work of non-fiction, Offence: The Muslim Case.
A trustee of Free Word and English Pen, Kamila Shamsie is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She won Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Born Kamila Naheed Shamsie in Karachi where she grew up and now living in London, she was educated in Karachi Grammar School, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Hamilton College