Serving time: we meet five up and coming crime writers

Shakeel Aziz Bradford based, Shakeel Aziz started writing in 2010. As a youth worker he wanted to explore how he could use fiction to talk about issues facing young people. He hoped to create a framework, a starting point of discussion for teachers and agencies who come into contact with troubled teens. But once he …

The Reluctant Author: Sagheer Afzal

I arrange to meet Sagheer Afzal, author of The Reluctant Mullah, after meeting him at a book signing in Leicester. He is well mannered and eager to to talk about his book which has been recently been published. Fed up with the books he was reading, the former¬† Science teacher, Afzal took up writing as …