Last year 320,000 people were recorded as homeless in Britain by Shelter, with 36 new people becoming homeless every day. In her book How to Find Home, Mahsuda Snaith writes about a homeless protagonist and the trials she faces. Here, she shares why she wanted to address this topic in her novel.
Mahsuda Snaith is the winner of the SI Leeds Literary Prize 2014, Bristol Short Story Prize 2014 and was an Observer New Face of Fiction in 2017. She lives in Leicester where she teaches creative writing and tries to find time to read.