Daisy Hasan

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Daisy Hasan (Assamese: ডেইজী হাচান) is an Indian-English author from Shillong, Meghalaya and is the author of The To-Let House. It was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008.[1]


Daisy Hasan teaches at the University of Cardiff, Wales. She is a writer and filmmaker, interested in theatre and video films. She writes regularly for national newspapers, acts in street theatre and is currently teaching a course on Bollywood films.[2] She holds a PhD from Swansea University, UK. She is currently engaged in a study of South Asian women’s art in conflict situations at the University of Leeds, UK and is working on her second novel to be set in Britain. [3]

Her book The To-Let House is also shortlisted for The Hindu Best Fiction Award in 2010[4]

She also took part in the Bush Theatre's 2011 project Sixty Six Books where she wrote a piece based upon a book of the King James Bible[5]


  1. ^ Divya Kumar (2010-10-10). "The Homecoming". Beta.thehindu.com. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  2. ^ "Authors page". Tarabooks. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Jaipur Literature Festival". Jaipur Literature Festival. Archived from the original on 8 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  4. ^ "The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010 Shortlist". Thehindu.com. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 
  5. ^ "Bush Theatre". Archived from the original on 4 July 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2012.