Tahmima Anam Biography
Tahmima Anam was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 1975 and grew up in Paris, New
York and Bangkok, due to her father's career with UNESCO
Tahmima Anam attended Harvard University, where she earned a Ph.D. in Social
Anthropology. In 2005 she completed an MA in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway,
London, and is the recipient of a Writing Fellowship from the Arts Council of
England. Anam's first book, A Golden Age is the first in a planned trilogy that brings to life the creation of her native country. A Golden Age was the winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book. Anam lives in London and Dhaka.
This biography was last updated on 08/27/2013.
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