Let’s Talk Books with Faiqa Mansab

Let’s Talk Books with Faiqa Mansab

Wednesday 15th September 16:00 16:30

Join us for our literary series where we will be discussing the vast and magical world of fiction!

About the event

This month, on Let’s Talk Books, we are speaking to Faiqa Mansab, author of the illustrious novel – This House of Clay and Water. We will talk about her journey as an author, new upcoming projects, and how to get published in Pakistan.

Grab your tea and join us as we discuss Faiqa’s work in literary fiction and get to know which authors have inspired her.

We’ll be LIVE on Instagram with Faiqa for an exciting discussion with some of her favourite fiction and non-fiction book recommendations for you to add to your reading list.

About Faiqa Mansab

She is the author of the bestselling novel This House of Clay and Water, published by Penguin India in 2017 and soon to be adapted for screen. It has since been translated into Turkish and published by Dedalus Press. Faiqa is the recipient of the prestigious British Chevening Scholarship and recently finished MA Gender and Cultural Studies from Birkbeck University London. Faiqa has an MFA in Fiction with distinction from Kingston University London. She won the Best Thesis Award for the work supervised by Elif Shafak and which became This House of Clay and Water. Faiqa also has an Mphil in English Literature from Government College University Lahore. Her thesis was on Sufi storytelling tropes used in the work of Norwegian writer, Jostein Gaarder.


Date: Wednesday, 15 September

Time: 4:00 - 4:30 PM

Platform: Instagram LIVE


Open to the public