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Mirza Waheed

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Ethnicity  Kashmiri
Books  The Collaborator
Role  Novelist

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

Nominations  Guardian First Book Award

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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 2012. His second novel, The Book of Gold Leaves, was published in 2014.


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Award and honours

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  • 2011 "Books of the Year" for The Collaborator in The Telegraph, New Statesman, Business Standard and Telegraph India.
  • 2011 Guardian First Book Award finalist for The Collaborator
  • 2011 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize finalist for The Collaborator
  • 2012 Desmond Elliott Prize longlist for The Collaborator
  • 2016 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist for The Book of Gold Leaves
  • Books

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  • The Collaborator (2012), ISBN 9780141048581
  • The Book of Gold Leaves (2014), ISBN 9780241968109

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