"Spanning generations, continents and cultures, Psychoraag will take you on a whirl wind journey into a cosmic world where the real and the surreal dissolve and the past and the present segue into each other."


Heer Productions
the first ever such film festival outside of Pakistan






























' And here is a new novella for your delectation, 'The Black Mirror' : a contemporary tale of lust and witches, set in the rural south of England.Read

'Two new articles, published in The Friday Times!'
'The Snake' and 'The hot Metropolis'

New In February 2009, Suhayl Saadi completed an exciting residency at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in Karachi, Pakistan! This delightful and engaging sojourn took place literally by the shores of the Arabian Sea and was made possible by the wonderful staff and students of the IVS and through much-valued support from the Scottish Arts Council.

The Blog Section is back up again.
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A new novel, 'Joseph's Box' is to be published in August 2009 by the ground-breaking and acclaimed Two Ravens Press! http://www.josephsbox.co.uk

Other news: Suhayl successfully completed his appointment as British Council Writer-in-residence at George Washington University in Washington, DC during the month of October 2008.

Check out 'The Spanish House', a new novella ofmine,set between London and Spain and between the early 1970s and theyear 2020. Song, dance, history and lunacy all feature, and there arewhiffs of Sepharad and Al Andalus - the Judeo-Islamic continuum fromwhich much that defines Spain emerged. Enjoy!

Scottish Opera's adaptation of 'The Queens of Govan': February-March 2008!
At the ground-breaking 'Five:15' Show, world-renowned Kolkata (Calcutta)-based Indian maestro sarod player, Ustaad Wajahat Khan collaborated on this exciting adaptation with Nigel Osborne, internationally-acclaimed composer and Reid Professor of Music at the University of Edinburgh.

Songs of the village idiot (8,241 words)
This essay, originally delivered in Kiev in 2005 and published in 'Third Text' in 2007, explores music in fiction as force for historical cognisance, as delineator of the geopoetics  of locus - river, land, darkness - and in a more metaphysical, sufi  vein, as potential mediator of redemption and unity. In other words, time,  place and essence.

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Buy PsychoraagPsychoraag was published in French by the Paris-based, Editions Métailié  in September 2007.

SaadiOther Books
The Saelig Tales
- The White Cliffs (2004)
- The Burning Mirror (2001)
- The Snake (1997)

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