Malik Sajad is a visual artist and writer. He usually writes and draws about the human condition and the physiological consequences of political and social uncertainties. Munnu: A Boy From Kashmir, published by HarperCollins, UK, is his first graphic novel, which won the Verve Storyteller Of The Year Award and was made a part of the permanent collection (Artists’Books)at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. Malik is an Inlaks (2011) and OMI, Francis Greenburger (2013) fellow. He studied visual art and storytelling at Kashmir University and Goldsmiths, University of London. Prior to publishing Munnu, Malik wrote several short stories documenting the human toll of political crises across South Asia such as Identity Card, The Posterman, Endangered Species, Facebooked, Gulberg Society Massacre Timeline and Side Effects of Fairness Cream.