01.06.24 How to Write Funny Fiction with Burhana Islam, Manchester



Join us in the half term holidays to explore the craft of writing a funny short story!

Saturday 1st June
1.00 to 2.30pm
Location: Room 8, Longsight Library and Learning Centre, 519 Stockport Road, Longsight, M12 4NE

FREE, register here

Learn how to write funny fiction with Burhana Islam, author of the ‘My Laugh-Out-Loud Life’ series! The interactive session covers why we need to have humour in our lives and includes writing activities and a survival guide! Bring a notebook and pen and join in the fun!

The session will take place in Room 8. We strongly advise parents/guardians to remain within the library building throughout the workshop.

About Burhana Islam:

Burhana Islam was born in Bangladesh, raised in Newcastle, and is currently residing in the outskirts of Manchester. She is a storyteller who is passionate about exploring themes of heritage, belonging, identity, and faith in her work. She studied English Literature at Newcastle University before deciding to become a secondary school teacher, sharing her love for stories with a new generation of curious, young minds. ‘Mayhem Mission’ (Knights Of, 2021) was her debut children’s fiction book, and went on to win the Tower Hamlets Book award 2022 and the Fantastic Book Awards (2023). She is also the author of ‘The Dastardly Duo’ (2022) and ‘The Big Breakout’ (2023), as well as the widely celebrated ‘Amazing Muslims Who Changed The World’ (Puffin, 2020).