Awais Khan is a writer and consultant based in Lahore. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario and the University of Durham, he has studied Creative Writing at the prestigious Faber Academy in London. He has also taken various Creative Writing courses at Oxford University, the Writers Bureau and the Bishopsgate Institute in London. His work has appeared in the Missing Slate Magazine (he was also their Author of the Month), Daily Times, MODE and The Aleph Review (forthcoming in 2019) among other publications. In 2017, he came 2nd in the Missing Slate’s ‘New Voices’ Short Story Competition.
Awais has also been featured in various magazines and TV channels. His interviews have appeared in The Missing Slate and Fashion Forever Magazine and his TV interviews have appeared on Maverix Media, Virtual University, Samaa TV (one of the biggest TV channels in Pakistan), Voice of America (a subsidiary of GEO News with a viewership of over 10 million people), PTV Home and City42.
His first novel, IN THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS, was published by The Book Guild in July 2019 and by Simon & Schuster India in December 2019. Awais is currently hard at work on his second novel.