Mohammed Hanif

Habib University Postcolonial Higher Education Conference


Mohammed Hanif is a Pakistani novelist, writer and journalist. He has worked for BBC Urdu, Newsline Magazine, The Washington Post and India Today and is a contributor to several news publications including The Guardian. Hanif has also written for the stage and screen, including a feature film, The Long Night (2002), a BBC radio play, What Now, Now That We Are Dead?, and the stage play The Dictator's Wife (2008). His first novel A Case of Exploding Mangoes (2008) was shortlisted for the 2008 Guardian First Book Award and was one of the nominees for the 2008 Man Booker Prize while his second novel, Our Lady of Alice Bhatti, won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in 2013.