About

Mahsuda Snaith is a writer of novels and short stories. Her debut novel ‘The Things We Thought We Knew’ was released 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’. She is the winner of the SI Leeds Literary Prize 2014 and Bristol Short Story Prize 2014.

Mahsuda has led creative writing workshops in universities, hospitals, schools and a homeless hostel. She is a commissioned writer for the Colonial Countryside project and is currently working on her third novel. Mahsuda lives in Leicester.

Mahsuda has released a series of short, YouTube writing workshops which is intended to be open and accessible for all (look on Videos Page for content).

If you’d like to support Mahsuda, you can buy her a coffee on Ko-fi (or buy her books, they’re pretty good).