Journalist, essayist and poet Harris KHALIQUE (IWP '15) has been appointed the Secretary General of Pakistan's Human Rights Commission.
. In 2004 her anthology of short stories [Silent Creature] won the Hong Kong Biennial Award for Chinese Literature for fiction. Her 2006 novel [Kite Family], first published as a novella, won the New Writer’s Novella first prize from Taiwan’s Unitas Literary Association; the extended version was one of the 2008’s Books of the Year by China Times in Taiwan. [Kite Family] as well as her latest work, [Grey Flower], were selected as Top 10 Chinese Novels World-wide for the year 2008 and 2009 respectively. She participates in the program thanks to a grant from The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation in Hong Kong.