Shahnaz Ahsan is an award winning writer of short stories and is currently working on her debut novel due for publication in 2019. Exploring immigration and identity, the novel is set in Britain and East Pakistan (Bangladesh) during the 1960s and 1970s.
On meeting for the first time, one of the first questions a Bangladeshi will ask is ‘Bari kothai?’ The enquiry ‘where is your home?’ asks so much more than for a postal address. The answer can potentially contain information about the…
sister-hood is a digital magazine and a series of live events. We create platforms for women of Muslim heritage to speak for themselves, rather than being spoken for or spoken about.
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