Mahsuda Snaith

Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Genre
Literary Fiction, Other, Plays and Scripts, Poetry

Writer Biography

Born in Luton to Bengali parents, Mahsuda Snaith has lived in Leicester since the age of six. She has won prizes in a number of national writing competitions including The Asian Writer Short Story Competition 2012 and DreamUp! Monologue Competition. Mahsuda has had her writing included in two anthologies as well as included in city gallery exhibition and is an active member of Leicester Writers’ Club. Having worked as a bookshop assistant, an office temp and primary school teacher she now leads Creative Writing Workshops as well as working in supply teaching. She has just finished writing her first novel. To find out more about Mahsuda please visit her website www.mahsudasnaith.com.

Bibliography

Selected Publications

- Making a Mark Anthology 2008 – extract
- Asian Writer Anthology 2012 – short story

Contributed To

- Grassroutes Writer’s Gallery 2012 – Leicester University – Featured Writer

Performances & Workshops

- Grassroutes Writers Event: 8th Nov 2012 – reading of ‘Experiments with Light’
- Savera Group: August-September 2012 (6 sessions) Part of Everybody’s Reading
Working with an artist (Jane Dearen) to support a group suffering from mental health problems.
- Crossing Borders: 6th Oct 2012, ‘Character’ workshop for 25 children aged 7-11

Prizes & Awards

- David St John Thomas Award for outstanding young writers 1998: 1st place
- Words of Colour2007: 2nd place
- Write Space Competition 2007: 2nd place
- Dream Up Monologue Competition 2009: 1st place

Available for the following:

  • Lectures / Talks / Panels
  • Teaching
  • Live Performances
  • Workshops
  • Community Group Work
  • Work Experience/Qualifications

    - Muslim Writer’s Award 2009: On judging panel
    - Savera Group: August-September 2012 (6 sessions) Part of Everybody’s Reading
    Working with an artist (Jane Dearen) to support a group suffering from mental health problems.
    - Crossing Borders: 6th Oct 2012, ‘Character’ workshop for 25 children aged 7-11
    - Grassroutes Event: 8th Nov 2012 – reading of ‘Experiments with Light’

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