Kamila Shamsie

Professor of Creative Writing

Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie is the internationally-renowned author of six novels, including Kartography (2002), Burnt Shadows (2009), which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, and A God in Every Stone (2014), which was shortlisted for numerous prizes, including the Baileys Prize.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Patron of the Manchester Literature Festival, and in 2013 was named one of Granta’s ‘Best Young British Novelists’.

Kamila joined the Centre for New Writing in 2017, the Centre's tenth anniversary year.

A selection of Kamila's fiction