Ruksana Abdul-Majid lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. After receiving her PhD in English Literature from The University of Sheffield in 2016 she has been engaged in academic research, writing, and editing, and has also worked in education publishing. Her current project, the novel My Family, and Other Tragedies, is her first foray into fiction.
“I’m delighted and more than a little bit astonished to have won a Northern Debut Award. It’s a huge boost to my confidence as a fledging writer of fiction, and I’m looking forward to making the most of the opportunity.”