Authors

These are some of the prominent British Pakistanis who are recognised as eminent authors in the United Kingdom. This is a non-exhaustive list of British Pakistani Authors and British Pakistani Poets. Please contact us if you can help us to improve our listings by suggesting any amendments or additions. Please visit our nominations page if you would like us to publish about someone on our web site.

Mohammed Hanif

Mohammed Hanif
Mohammed Hanif (born November 1964 in Okara, Pakistan) is a British Pakistani writer and journalist.

Hanif Kureishi CBE

Hanif Kureishi, CBE
Hanif Kureishi, CBE (born 5 December 1954) is an English playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker and novelist of Pakistani descent.

Professor Mona Siddiqui, OBE, FRSE, FRSA

Mona Siddiqui,OBE,FRSE,FRSA
Mona Siddiqui, OBE, FRSE, FRSA is a British Pakistani Muslim academic. She is Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali
Tariq Ali is an English Pakistani writer, journalist, and film maker. He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and Sin Permiso, and contributes to The Guardian, CounterPunch, and the London Review of Books.

Dr. Maleeha Lodhi

Dr. Maleeha Lodhi
Dr. Maleeha Lodhi is a journalist, professor, and diplomat. She has served as Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Kingdom. She is also a member of the United Nations Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Disarmament Affairs.

Rt. Rev'd. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali

Rt. Rev'd. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali
Rt. Rev'd. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali, is a Pakistani-born British Anglican bishop. He was the 106th Bishop of Rochester in the Church of England from 1994 until his resignation in September 2009

Waseem Altaf Khawaja

Waseem Altaf Khawaja
Waseem Altaf Khawaja - There is much real beauty in Altaf's ghazals, along with a marvellous precocity of thought.

Riaz Khokhar Mian

Riaz Khokhar Mian
Riaz Khokhar Mian is an Author and Poet of "PAKHOO", a Punjabi book of poems published in Lahore.

Qaisra Shahraz

Qaisra Shahraz
Qaisra Shahraz is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an award-winning novelist, playwright, education consultant and a college inspector.
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