Usman Tanveer Malik is a Pakistani American writer of science fiction, horror, and fantasy—collectively classed under the umbrella term of speculative fiction. Apace with a demanding profession as a practicing rheumatologist both in Pakistan and in the United States, Malik has sustained and nurtured his childhood passion for reading and writing about what he prefers to describe as “uncanny fiction, weird fiction, and horror fantasy” (Sadaf in conversation with Malik, 2023,


). Malik’s several literary accolades include the Bram Stoker Award in 2014 for his story “The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family”, the British Fantasy Award in 2016 for his novella “The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn”, as well as repeat nominations for the World Fantasy…

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Citation: Sadaf, Shazia. "Usman T. Malik". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 13 October 2023 [, accessed 30 May 2024.]

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