Hana Riaz is a London-based fiction writer. In 2015, her story ‘make it home in time’ was long listed for the London Short Story Prize. She was shortlisted for The Asian Writer Short Story Prize 2018. Her short stories have been published by The Good Journal, Peepal Tree Press, Stirling Press and the As/Us Journal.
“Step aside, sir,” the screening officer says as she begins to unzip and thumb through his trolley bag, which is now stuffed with things he moved from his overweight suitcase at the check in. “Where are you flying to?” “Pakistan.” He smiles wide enough to reveal his set of chipped teeth. He heads straight to […]