Muneeza Shamsie is a Pakistani writer, critic, literary journalist, bibliographer and editor. She is author of a literary history Hybrid Tapestries: The Development of Pakistani English Literature (Oxford University Press) and is the Bibliographic Representative of The Journal of Commonwealth Literature .
Shamsie is a regular contributor to the Dawn newspaper, as well as the Herald and Newsline magazines mostly on literary affairs; and also for the online Literary Encyclopedia.
She is on the International Advisory Board of Journal of Postcolonial Writing  and has guest edited two of its Special Issue Volume 47 Issue 2, 2011: Beyond Geography: Literature, Politics and Violence in Pakistan; and Volume 52 Issue 2, 2016: Al-Andalus.
She is on the Advisory Committee of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature  and served as a 2013 jury member. From 2009-2011 she served as regional chair (Eurasia) for The Commonwealth Writers Prize