Parker Bilal

Parker Bilal is the pseudonym for Jamal Mahjoub. Born in London and brought up in Khartoum, Sudan, Mahjoub originally trained as a geologist and has written six critically acclaimed literary novels, which have been shortlisted and awarded a number of prizes. His works include "In the Hour of Signs," "Travelling with Djinns," "The Carrier," and "The Drift Latitudes," ""as well as the first Makana novel, "The Golden Scales." He currently lives in Barcelona.