Kia Abdullah

Kia Abdullah

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Kia Abdullah discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.

Kia Abdullah is a bestselling author and travel writer. Her novels include Take It Back, a Guardian and Telegraph thriller of the year; Truth Be Told, which was shortlisted for the Diverse Book Awards; and Next of Kin, which was longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and won the Diverse Book Awards in 2022. Kia has also been selected for The Times Crime Club. Her latest novel is Those People Next Door.

Kia has written for The New York Times, the Guardian, the Financial Times, The Times and the BBC, and is the founder of Asian Booklist, a non-profit that advocates for diversity in publishing and helps readers discover new books by British Asian authors.

For more information about Kia and her writing, visit her website at, or follow her at @KiaAbdullah on Instagram and Twitter.

  1. Yellowjackets

  2. Danakil Depression

  3. Cultural Muslims

  4. Small Kindnesses

  5. Plain English campaign

  6. London Boys

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