Fatima Bhutto


Country: Pakistan

Fatima Bhutto was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and grew up between Syria and Pakistan. She is the author of five books, including her memoir Songs of Blood and Sword (2010), and most recently The Runaways. Her debut novel The Shadow of the Crescent Moon was longlisted for the 2014 Women’s Prize and won France’s Prix de la Romanciere that same year.

Fatima Bhutto lahir di Kabul, Afghanistan dan tumbuh besar di Syria dan Pakistan. Ia telah menulis lima buku, termasuk memoar hidupnya yang berjudul Songs of Blood and Sword (2010), dan yang paling baru berjudul The Runaways. Novel pertama Fatima, The Shadow of the Crescent Moon masuk dalam daftar panjang 2014 Women’s Prize dan memenangkan Prix de la Romanciere di Perancis pada tahun yang sama.

Appearing in

Main Program: Fatima Bhutto: The Runaways

How far would you run to escape your life? In The Runaways, bestselling author Fatima Bhutto delves into difficult questions of modern Muslim identity in a world consumed by violence. …


Special Event: Feast and Fiction

UWRF unites lovers of great storytelling, and we’ve gathered three of the Festival’s most beloved novelists for a one-night-only celebration of fiction at its finest. Join Fatima Bhutto, Anuradha Roy …