Mirza Waheed

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Mirza Waheed
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Born Srinagar, Kashmir
Education English Literature at Delhi University
Occupation Journalist, Author and Novelist
Notable credit(s) Author of The Collaborator & The Book of Golden Leaves

Mirza Waheed is a novelist and journalist based in London. Mirza has written for the BBC, the Guardian, Granta, Guernica, Al Jazeera English and The New York Times. His first novel, The Collaborator, was published in 2011 and was a finalist to the Guardian First Book award. His second novel, The Book of Gold Leaves, was published in 2014 to critical acclaim.[1]

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  1. ^ "The Book of Gold Leaves". Penguin UK. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Books of the Year 2011". The Telegraph. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Books of the Year 2011: Hari Kunzru". New Statesman. 17 November 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Nilanjana S Roy: The year in books - 2011 and 2012". Business Standard. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Breaking the Silence". The Telegraph India. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  6. ^ Ramaswamy, Chitra (1 November 2014). "The Book of Gold Leaves review – Mirza Waheed speaks up for Kashmir". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize shortlist announced". IBN Live. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "The Desmond Elliott Prize 2015". Desmond Elliot. 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "DSC Prize 2016 Finalists". 26 November 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2015.