Musharraf-Ali-Farooqi photo credit Arif Mahmood

Musharraf Ali Farooqi

Author of Between Clay and Dust

Musharraf Ali Farooqi was born in 1968 in Hyderabad, Pakistan, and now divides his time between Toronto and Karachi. Between Clay and Dust was a finalist for the Man Asian Literary Prize and longlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. His novel The Story of a Widow (Knopf Canada) was longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Award. He also writes children’s literature and critically acclaimed translations of Urdu classics.

Musharraf’s website: mafarooqi.com

Author photo by Arif Mahmood