- Geographic Location: Asia
- Age: 5
Bina Shah is a Pakistani journalist and writer, living in Karachi. She was editor of the country's famous Internet magazine, SPIDER. She was born in Karachi but spent her early years in Virginia and completed her later education in Massachusetts. She studied at Wellesley College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has worked as a journalist and is well known for her writing on the South Asian Web site Chowk. Her first book, a volume of short stories called Animal Medicine, was published in 2000. Her first novel, Where They Dream in Blue was published by Alhamra in 2001. The 786 Cybercafé was her second novel, and a book of short stories, Blessings and Other Stories, is forthcoming. Bina is the co-editor of the Alhamra Literary Review, which seeks to showcase emerging talent in the Pakistani English literary scene, and she also teaches Personal Management as an adjunct faculty member in the Media Sciences department at SZABIST, one of Asia’s top twenty business schools.
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