About

Mahsuda Snaith is a writer of novels and short stories. She is the winner of the SI Leeds Literary Prize 2014 and Bristol Short Story Prize 2014. Her debut novel ‘The Things We Thought We Knew’ was published in 2017 when she was named an’Observer New Face of Fiction’. Her second novel ‘How to Find Home’ was chosen as a BBC Radio 4 ‘Book at Bedtime’.

Mahsuda has led creative writing workshops in universities, hospitals, schools and in a homeless hostel. She is currently commisioned to be writer for the Colonial Countryside project and is a mentor for the Middle Way Mentoring Project for BAME writers in the Midlands (links below).

Mahsuda lives in Leicester.