Uzma Aslam Khan is an award-winning author of four novels. Born in Pakistan, she has lived in locations across the globe, including England, Japan, Philippines and Oceania. In 2003 her novel Trespassing received a Commonwealth Prize nomination, and The Geometry of God was one of the Kirkus Review's Best Books of 2009 and won the Bronze award at the Independent Book Publishers Awards. Her work has appeared in Granta, The Massachusetts Review, Counterpunch, Drawbridge, Dawn, Herald, among other anthologies and journals. Khan currently lives in western Massachusetts where she teachers at Hampshire College. Thinner Than Skin is her latest novel.