16.12.23 How to Write Funny Fiction with Burhana Islam, online

Date: Saturday 16th December 2023

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM GMT

Location: Online event

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How To Write Funny Fiction with Burhana Islam

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 a survival guide!

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).