Uzma Aslam Khan

Uzma Aslam Khan

Uzma Aslam Khan is an award-winning author of five novels that includes Trespassing, nominated for a 2003 Commonwealth Prize; The Geometry of God, a Kirkus Review’s Best Book of 2009, and winner of the Bronze award at the Independent Book Publishers Awards; Thinner Than Skin, longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, and winner of the inaugural French Embassy Prize for Best Fiction at the KLF 2014. Uzma Khan’s fifth novel, The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali, won the 9th UBL Literary Awards 2020 in the Best English Fiction category, and has been shortlisted for the Tata Literature Live Best Book of the Year Award for Fiction 2019, and the Getz-Pharma Fiction Prize 2020. Uzma’s work has appeared in Granta, The Massachusetts Review, Guardian, Nimrod International Journal, Calyx, Counterpunch, Dawn, and Herald.