Ayisha Malik's novels Sofia Khan is Not Obliged, The Other Half of Happiness, and This Green and Pleasant Land were met with great critical acclaim, and have been optioned for television. Ayisha was a WHSmith Fresh Talent Pick and Sofia Khan was the CityReads London Festival book, 2019. She is winner of The 2020 Diversity Book Awards and has been shortlisted for The Asian Woman of Achievement Award, Marie Claire's Future Shapers' Awards and the Hospital Club h100 Awards.
Her children's books include a re-telling of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park and The Seven Sisters. Sofia Khan is Not Obliged and This Green and Pleasant are optioned for television. She lives in South London.