Permissions is a grant of rights for the use of an excerpt from copyrighted material which is to be used in another work. Examples include: a short quotation from one book used in another book, a short story to be copied for classroom use, a short story to be read on the radio, etc.

All permissions requests must be received via email.

Requests are handled in chronological order, and generally take 4-6 weeks to process. All contracts require scanned signatures and are sent out by email.

Please write to The Estate of Idries Shah at:

The Permissions Department
The Estate of Idries Shah
5 Market Place
United Kingdom