Suhayl Saadi

Born in Yorkshire but now living in Glasgow, Suhayl Saadi is a novelist, dramatist, poet and award-winning short-story writer. His collection of short stories, The Burning Mirror, received wide critical acclaim. Psychoraag has been shortlisted for the 2005 James Tait Black Awards, and has been selected as one of the 100 Best Scottish Books promotion (Orange/The List).


Suhayl Saadi is represented at Jenny Brown Associates by Jenny. For all enquiries contact

Books by Suhayl

‘A wonderfully audacious, linguistically elastic, verbally inventive, joyously irreverent work of literature’ – Sunday Herald

‘Funny, clever and complex, his Scots Asian voice is very fresh and reminiscent of masters like Salman Rushdie and Alan Warner’ – The List

‘The vibrancy of Saadi’s writing is itself a burning mirror to that of Scottish writing as a whole’ – The Scotsman