June 1, 2009
Kamila Shamsie '94 was featured in a story about emerging Pakistani writers on NPR
(5/29/09). Shamsie's most recent book – her fifth novel – is Burnt Shadows
, which has won rave reviews in Britain and elsewhere. The NPR story noted that there's "plenty to cheer about in Paksistan's burgeoning literary scene." Shamsie said "There are a number of us being read and it's creating a sense (for young Pakistanis) that writing is viable and something that can be done." More ...