Photo Story: Salam Award Writers’ Workshop

Noor us Sabah Tauqeer, Nur Nasreen Ibrahim, Sadia Khatri, Marium Asif, Zahra Mukhi, Elizabeth Hand, Tehseen Baweja, Zunaira Nadeem, Akbar Shahzad, Umair Khan, Usman Malik, Jawziya Zaman, Risham Chaudhry, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Hamza Sarfraz, Ayesha Channa, Sayed Murtaza Mohsin, Rida Altaf, Mushba Said

The inaugural Salam Award Writers’ Work­shop was held March 5-11, 2023 at Lahore University of Management Sciences in La­hore, Pakistan. The workshop brought in 14 international writers, with instructors Eliza­beth Hand and Mary Anne Mohanraj, for daily workshops, evening panels, and tours of the city. Organizers say “this week-long residency was the first of its kind in the country.” Attendees included former winners and finalists of the Salam Award, given to “promote science fiction and related genres of writing in Pakistan.” For more: <>.

This report and more like it in the May 2023 issue of Locus.

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