Mohammed Hanif – Surrey Muse

(Photo from The Nation, PK)

Mohammed Hanif is a novelist, journalist and a screenwriter who has published three novels including ‘A Case of Exploding Mangoes’ (2008), his debut title, on the exploding death of Pakistan’s General Ziaul Haq that won Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize in 2008 and Commonwealth Book Prize in 2009. Other titles include ‘Our Lady of Alice Bhatti’ (2011, won Wellcome Book Prize), and ‘Red Birds’ (2018). Mohammed also wrote feature film ‘The Long Night’ (2002), and stage play ‘The Dictator’s Wife’ (2008) presented at Hampstead Theatre. His writings have been published by numerous publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, BBC, Herald, and Newsline. At this time, Mohammed is writing ‘Bhutto’, an opera named after the hanged Prime Minister of Pakistan.

More from Mohammed is here
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Contact Mohammed
haneeef@yahoo.com

At the June 25, 2021 gathering of Surrey Muse, Mohammed Hanif will be the Featured Author. More about the event is here: friday-june-25/

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Larry Nicholson – Surrey Muse

Larry Nicholson is a poet and a singer/songwriter. He has written for stage, television and newspapers, and has performed on stage, radio, and at numerous poetry, literary and musical events. Some of his work can be found in ‘Gatherings Anthology’ (Theytus Books), One Cool Word Magazine, EVENT Magazine and ‘Salish Seas: An Anthology’. Larry earned a degree from UBC’s Creative Writing program, and ‘when not busy trying to compose stupendous poetry, stories, songs or create operatic circumstances in general’, he works in the social service field with 1st Nations families across Lower Mainland BC. Larry is from Montana Cree Nation at Mascwacis AB (formerly known as Hobbema), moved to BC 1996 and then to the West Coast in 1998. Larry is ‘proud to be associated with Surrey Muse, the organizers, and the wonderful array of participants over time’, having first shared his work at a 2012 Muse event.

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champsteen69@gmail.com

At the October 26 gathering of Surrey Muse, Larry will be the Featured Performer. More on the event is here:
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