Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi has written plays, essays, book reviews, and short stories. Her work has appeared in anthologies by Peepal Tree Press, Oberon Books, Influx Press, EMC, and Tilted Axis Press (forthcoming), and in publications including The Independent, CeaseFire Magazine, The Theatre Times, Wasafiri, and Media Diversified. Her plays and monologues have had rehearsed readings and stagings at venues including the Rich Mix, Theatre 503 and the Tristan Bates theatre in London, and the Impact Hub in Birmingham. She also works as an editor and occasional translator. Currently, Ayesha is contributing editor for a forthcoming podcast by the New York Times. Ayesha is from Karachi and lives in London. Ayesha’s debut novel The Centre will be published by Picador in Spring 2023.
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