Monica Ali

Monica Ali is the daughter of English and Bangladeshi parents. She came to England aged three, her first home being Bolton in Greater Manchester, and later studied at Oxford University. Her first novel, Brick Lane (2003), is an epic saga about a Bangladeshi family living in the UK, and explores the British immigrant experience. It was shortlisted for the 2003 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and made into a film, released in 2007. Her second novel, Alentejo Blue, set in Portugal, was published in 2006, and her third, In the Kitchen, in 2009. Monica Ali lives in London and was named in 2003 by Granta magazine as one of 20 ‘Best of Young British Novelists’. Her latest novel is Untold Story (2011).

Anthologies featuring Monica Ali

Refugee Tales: Volume III

The third volume of Refugee Tales, writers and poets tell the stories of refugees who have suffered under UK immigration rule.