About Saima Mir
Saima Mir is an award-winning journalist and writer. She is a guest columnist for The Guardian, and has also written for The Times, The Independent, and The Financial Times. Her debut novel The Khan was a Times bestseller, and a Times and Sunday Times Book of the Month. It was shortlisted for the Specsavers Crime Fiction Debut Award, and longlisted for The Jhalak Prize, The Diverse Book Awards and The Portico Prize. Her work also appeared in the anthologies It’s Not About The Burqa (Picador) and The Best, Most Awful Job: Twenty Writers Talk Honestly About Motherhood.
About Kate Mosse
Kate Mosse is an award-winning novelist, playwright, essayist and non-fiction writer, the author of eight novels and short-story collections, including the multimillion-selling Languedoc Trilogy,The Burning Chambers series, An Extra Pair of Hands and number one bestselling Gothic fiction The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist’s Daughter. Her latest book Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries is out now. Her books have been translated into 38 languages and published in more than 40 countries. The Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, she is the Founder of the global Women In History campaign www.katemosse.co.uk