Cornwall novelist reaching out to transform negatives into positives
(Published on September 19, 2018 in Cornwall Seaway News )
CORNWALL, Ontario – Shoaib Sadiq, a long-time Cornwall resident, is a man with a mission. This accomplished novelist and poet is determined to transform negatives into positives.
Sadiq came to Canada in 2003 and has made Cornwall his home with his wife Shafana Khan and two sons Alyan Khan and Ryan Khan.
Nearly all his books are in Urdu, a language widely spoken in Pakistan, India and many Asian, European, American and African countries. Some of his books have been published in Pakistan.
Two of his books “Roll Number” and “Chotha Admi” have been translated in Hindi, India’s main language, by Dr. Sabirah Begum Sheikh, a post doctoral fellow of Hindi department at the University of Hyderabad in India.
His brother Jamshed Sadiq – more affectionately known as Saad Jamshed – has also been living in Cornwall since 2010. He is also an Urdu poet.