Qaisra Shahraz

Qaisra Shahraz

Writer & Scriptwriter

Qaisra Shahraz is a British-Pakistani award-winning and critically acclaimed novelist and scriptwriter. She recently won the prestigious National Diversity Lifetime Achiever Award for Services to Literature, Education, Gender and Interfaith Activism. In 2012, Shahraz was recognised as being one of 100 influential Pakistani women in the ‘Pakistan Power 100 List’. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Director of Asia Pacific Writers and Translators partnership. Her novels The Holy Woman and Typhoon, and short story ‘A Pair of Jeans’ are studied in universities and schools, including in Germany.



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