Shamshad Khan

Poet & Resilience Coach

Sitara Writers’ Fund

A small pot of £200 to support women writers’ of South Asian heritage based in the U.K. Financed and supported by Sitara Khan a pioneering educationalist and writer with input from her sisters Bilkis Mahmood, Shari Khan and Shamshad Khan.

This year the funding goes to supplement the “Writers’ Booster Package” designed and delivered for the UNESCO Manchester City of Literature. The payment contributes towards a small writers’ payment to support 4 women writers’ expenses.

Set up on July 14th to mark the birthday of a star.

Encouraging women writers to take space and time to shine.

“The wonder world that we may be”  Sitara Khan

established 2020, as a base for a future foundation legacy.