About the Author
Musharraf Ali Farooqi is a novelist and translator. He was born in 1968 in Hyderabad, Pakistan, and now divides his time between Toronto and Karachi. Between Clay and Dust was shortlisted for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize and longlisted for the 2013 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. He also writes children’s literature (including Pakistan’s first English-language novel for children) and critically acclaimed translations of Urdu classics.