• Kamila  Shamsie

    Kamila Shamsie

    Agent : Victoria Hobbs

    Kamila Shamsie was born and grew up in Karachi, Pakistan. Her novel Home Fire won the Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2018.  It was also longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017, shortlisted for the Costa Best Novel Award, and won the London Hellenic Prize. She is the author of six previous novels including Burnt Shadows, shortlisted for the Orange Prize, and A God in Every Stone, shortlisted for the Women’s Bailey’s Prize and the Walter Scott Prize. Her work has been translated into over 25 languages. Kamila Shamsie is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was named a Granta Best of Young British Novelist in 2013.  She is professor of creative writing at the University of Manchester and lives in London. Her most recent novel, Best of Friends, published in September 2022, is a Guardian, New Statesman, and Financial Times Book of the Year.