Bina Shah is a Pakistani writer, columnist and blogger living in Karachi.Shah is the author of four novels and two collections of short stories. She has been published in English, Italian, French, Spanish, Danish, Chinese, German and Vietnamese. Her novel Slum Child was published in 2008, while a historcal fiction novel about Sindh, A Season For Martyrs was published in 2014 by Delphinium Books. Her fiction and non-fiction has appeared in Granta, The Independent, Wasafiri, Critical Muslim, InterlitQ, the Istanbul Review, Asian Cha, and the collection And the World Changed.
Shah has been a contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times and an op-ed columnist for Dawn, a newspaper in Pakistan published in Karachi. Currently she also writes a column for the Books and Authors section of the Dawn. She has written for Al Jazeera, the Huffington Post, the Guardian, and the Independent.