Taymour Soomro

Taymour Soomro is a British Pakistani writer. He read law at Cambridge University and Stanford Law School. He has worked as a corporate solicitor in Milan, a law lecturer at a university in Karachi, an agricultural estate manager in rural Pakistan and a publicist for a luxury fashion brand in London.

He has an MA in creative writing from UEA for which he received the Curtis Brown Prize in 2016. He is currently in the second year of a creative/critical writing PhD at UEA where he is a Chase doctoral fellow. He was a 2018 Sozopol Fellow. He has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize for short fiction and the Glimmer Train Prize. His short fiction has been published in The New Yorker. He has published a textbook on law with Oxford University Press and has written extensively for the Pakistani news media.