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Soniah Kamal


Soniah Kamal is an award-winning novelist and essayist. Her most recent novel, Unmarriageable: Pride & Prejudice in Pakistan, is a New York Public Library 2019 Summer Read Pick, a Financial Times Best Book of 2019 so far, a BookBub Best Book of 2019 so far and has received praise from NPR, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Southern Living, Library Reads, Forbes, People Magazine, and more. Her debut novel, An Isolated Incident, was a finalist for the Townsend Award for Fiction and the KLF French Fiction. Soniah’s TEDx talk is about regrets and redemption. Her work has appeared in critically acclaimed anthologies and publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, and more. Soniah is the recipient of a Susan B. Irene Award from St. Johns College where she received a B.A. in Philosophy and was a Paul Bowles Fiction Fellow at Georgia State University where she earned an MFA in Creative Writing. Soniah grew up in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and England and resides in Atlanta, Georgia.