56 min.

3.09 Saba Karim Khan: Writing An India-Pakistan Love Story Books and Beyond with Bound

    • Boeken

Find out how she captured the red-light district of Lahore and wrote a compelling and nuanced love story in her debut novel, ‘Skyfall’. 
Saba shares how her writing is inspired by her father and why she decided to explore the exact opposite through the villainous father figure in her novel. She tells us why she made her main character Rania a tour guide to show women accessing public spaces. 
Tara edited her book and knew it was going to be a bestseller. Michelle loves how Saba captures the love and friendship between the two countries. How did Saba include her own experiences in this story? Why did she ask her mother to read the book? What does the publishing industry in Pakistan look like? Tune in to find out! 
Book Recommendations:
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal MueenuddinRange: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David EpsteinBeautiful Thing by Sonia Faleiro Saba Karim Khan holds a postgraduate [M.Phil] degree from Oxford University and currently teaches at New York University's international campus in Abu Dhabi. She has taught two creative writing courses and led four creative writing workshops for undergraduate MFA students. Her work has been published in The Huffington Post, DAWN, Express Tribune and ThinkProgress, Washington. She has also been commissioned to write the memoirs of a classical music artist in Pakistan, whose repertoire focuses on ghazals by Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Mirza Ghalib. Find the book here: https://www.amazon.in/Skyfall-Saba-Karim-Khan/dp/9390252385 
'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick. Now trending in 9 countries! Read more: https://boundindia.com/books-and-beyond-podcast/ 
We can pitch your book to publishers! Send your manuscript and bio to connect@boundindia.com or DM us @boundindia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
We’ve joined #PodForChange to raise donations for Covid relief. Donate here: www.auwa.in/podforchange

Find out how she captured the red-light district of Lahore and wrote a compelling and nuanced love story in her debut novel, ‘Skyfall’. 
Saba shares how her writing is inspired by her father and why she decided to explore the exact opposite through the villainous father figure in her novel. She tells us why she made her main character Rania a tour guide to show women accessing public spaces. 
Tara edited her book and knew it was going to be a bestseller. Michelle loves how Saba captures the love and friendship between the two countries. How did Saba include her own experiences in this story? Why did she ask her mother to read the book? What does the publishing industry in Pakistan look like? Tune in to find out! 
Book Recommendations:
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal MueenuddinRange: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David EpsteinBeautiful Thing by Sonia Faleiro Saba Karim Khan holds a postgraduate [M.Phil] degree from Oxford University and currently teaches at New York University's international campus in Abu Dhabi. She has taught two creative writing courses and led four creative writing workshops for undergraduate MFA students. Her work has been published in The Huffington Post, DAWN, Express Tribune and ThinkProgress, Washington. She has also been commissioned to write the memoirs of a classical music artist in Pakistan, whose repertoire focuses on ghazals by Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Mirza Ghalib. Find the book here: https://www.amazon.in/Skyfall-Saba-Karim-Khan/dp/9390252385 
'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick. Now trending in 9 countries! Read more: https://boundindia.com/books-and-beyond-podcast/ 
We can pitch your book to publishers! Send your manuscript and bio to connect@boundindia.com or DM us @boundindia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
We’ve joined #PodForChange to raise donations for Covid relief. Donate here: www.auwa.in/podforchange

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