Tabish Khair

Tabish Khair was born and educated in India, and now lives in Denmark, where he teaches at Aarhus University. During the present virus crisis, he rewrote 21 Shakespeare sonnets as a commentary on the times: Quarantined Sonnets: Sex Money and Shakespeare (2020). Published by Kitaab, Singapore, the profits will be donated to a ‘Covid’ charity in Singapore. His recent novels include Night of Happiness (2018), Just Another Jihadi Jane (2016; 2017), and How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position (2014). Translated into several languages, his work has won or been shortlisted for around 20 poetry, fiction and non-fiction prizes in seven countries.