Sabyn Javeri Jillani

Assistant Professor Affiliation: Visiting
Education: MSt Oxford University, PhD Leicester University

Research Areas: Postcolonial Feminism, South Asian Literature, Creative Writing

Sabyn Javeri is an Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the Arzu Center, Habib University, Karachi. She is the author of Hijabistan (Harper Collins, 2019) and the novel Nobody Killed Her (Harper Collins, 2017) and has edited two anthologies of student writing titled, The Arzu Anthology of Student Voices (HUP, 2019, 2018). Her writings have been published in the South Asian Review, London Magazine, Wasafiri, Oxonian Review, Trespass, World Literature, Economic Political Weekly, Guardian, Newsweek, and Newsline, amongst other publications. Her short fiction has been widely anthologized and she has won the Oxonian Review short story prize and has been shortlisted for the Tibor Jones, Meridian, Leaf Books, JLF, Adab and Publishing Next awards.  She has a Masters from the University of Oxford and a doctorate from the University of Leicester. Her research interests include postcolonial feminism, South Asian literature, and creative writing.

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