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Uzma Aslam Khan

Uzma Aslam Khan is the author of five novels, which include Trespassing, nominated for a 2003 Commonwealth Prize; The Geometry of God, a Kirkus Reviews’s Best Book of 2009; Thinner Than Skin, long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize; and, most recently, The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali. Her story “My Mother Is a Lunar Crater” won second prize in the 2018 Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Competition, while another of her stories, “Plum Island,” won first prize in 2019, making her the first repeat prizewinner in the competition’s history. Her work has appeared in Granta, the Massachusetts Review, the Guardian, and the Nimrod International Journal, among other journals.

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