Visiting Author: Uzma Aslam Khan
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Please join us in welcoming our first visiting author, Uzma Aslam Khan as she reads from her latest book The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali published by Deep Vellum. Khan will be signing books as well.
About the Author
Uzma Aslam Khan is the author of five novels translated worldwide to critical acclaim. These include Trespassing, recipient of a Commonwealth Prize nomination in 2003; The Geometry of God, a Kirkus Reviews’ Best Book of 2009; Thinner Than Skin, nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize and DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, and winner of the French Embassy Prize for Best Fiction at the Karachi Literature Festival 2014.
Khan’s new novel, The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali, first published in 2019 by Context/Westland India, is now available in the US and UK from Deep Vellum Publishing. The novel was shortlisted for the Tata Literature Live! Best Book of the Year Award for Fiction 2019 and won the 9th UBL Literary Awards English Language Fiction category 2020 as well as the Karachi Literature Festival-Getz Pharma Fiction Prize 2021. It was one of The New York Times’ “Books for Summer 2022.”