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A Talk by Bilal Tanweer
The AUS Department of English and the Sharjah International Book Fair present a talk by Bilal Tanweer
Pakistani author and translator Bilal Tanweer 's short stories, essays, and poetry have been published by Granta (UK), Vallum (Canada), Critical Muslim (UK), Life's Too Short Literary Review (Pakistan/India), The Caravan Magazine (India), Dawn (Pakistan) and Words Without Borders (US). He is an Honorary Fellow of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, a recipient of the PEN Translation Fund Grant, and in 2011, was selected as one of Granta's New Voices. He holds an MFA in Writing (fiction) from Columbia University for which he received a Fulbright Scholarship. He teaches courses in fiction writing at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Lahore, Pakistan.
His first novel, The Scatter Here Is Too Great, will be published in India (Random House India) in November 2013, and in the UK (Jonathan Cape), France (Editions Grasset & Fasquelle) and America (HarperCollins) in 2014.