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Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan

« The space that writers invent is not a didactic or coercive space. It is a space you enter to open yourself up and engage with other ways of being. It is a space for empathy. To write, in other words, is to invent new ways of seeing the world. »  —Bilal Tanweer, Writing in a Country at War: Pakistan

The Silk Route Residency will be a 2-week rotating residency open to writers from any country legendary traveler Ibn Battuta passed through and noted in his memoir. This first residency will take place in February...

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It’s one thing when you’re cruising on a steady honk, going wham wham past everything, and one thing else when you go slow and easy, reading number plates, matching them with a number inside your head....

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They were the sort of people who never paused to queue, yet on orientation day the couple stood meekly at attention with others outside the drawing room of a large two-story house in Old Clifton, waiting to...

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Politics in Pakistan is different from politics in most other places. We don’t just talk about politics, we experience it in real time. In light speed. In shock waves. It happens in bedrooms, it happens in...

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