Our Story Time is a collection of writing on thoughtful, simple, purposeful ways of looking at the world, written by me, Huma Qureshi, an award-winning author. I write on finding meaningful moments in the everyday. Read more here -



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In Spite of Oceans is a collection of short stories on love, loss and loneliness in South Asian family life. My book was the recipient of The John C Laurence Award, 2014. The Guardian described it as: “Beautifully written prose filled with heartbreaking details.” Purchase In Spite of Oceans -


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