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Book Launch!

Join me for the exclusive publication-day online event to celebrate the launch of the crime thriller, The Khan. I will be in conversation with bestselling writer @nikeshshukla. You will be putting questions to me. Nikesh is responsible for rescuing The Khan. I’d given up on it when I found out I was expecting my ‘bonus …

The Khan

It’s been a strange week. Proofs of The Khan have been making their way out into the world! It’s always a little scary having people read my work. I’m used to my journalism being read but fiction is a whole new thing. I do love The Khan, and I hope you will love the characters …


Saima Mir is an award-winning journalist and writer. She has written for The Guardian, The Times, The Independent and The Daily Telegraph, and worked for the BBC.

Her work appeared in the anthology, It’s Not About the Burqa in 2019, and The Best Most Awful Job in 2020. Her novel The Khan is being published by Point Blank and is due on in January 2021. The Khan has been optioned by BBC Studios.

Saima is a recipient of The Commonwealth Broadcast Association World View Award, and The K Blundell Trust Award. Saima’s work has been longlisted for The SI Leeds Literary Prize, and The Bath Novel Award.

Her screenplay Ruby & Matt has been optioned by Rendition Films.