The Asian Writer Festival

Following the success of our tenth birthday celebrations last year, we’re pleased to announce our all-day festival returns on Saturday October 20th 2018 at The Wesley in London…

The Asian Writer will once again bring together the contents of its website – interviews, masterclasses and features on literary trends – in a live format. The festival aims to support and encourage writers, by offering advice and inspiration and seeks to raise the profile of emerging voices.

Featuring: Vaseem Khan, Gautam Malkani, Deepa Anappara, Winnie M Li, Ayisha Malik, Amer Anwar, CG Menon, Shivanee Ramlochan, Susmita Bhattacharya, Emma Smith-Barton, Rukhsana Yasmin as well as emerging new voices.

Organised and programmed by Farhana Shaikh, Editor of The Asian Writer, Dahlia Publishing

Made possible with generous support from: ALCS, The Literary Consultancy, Arvon, Spread the Word, Mslexia, The Writing Magazine and Wasafiri.

View the full programme and book your ticket

View the festival programme and information booklet


For more information or partnership opportunities please contact Farhana on f.shaikh@dahliapublishing.co.uk