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Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan

« The space that writers invent is not a didactic or coercive space. It is a space you enter to open yourself up and engage with other ways of being. It is a space for empathy. To write, in other words, is to invent new ways of seeing the world. »  —Bilal Tanweer, Writing in a Country at War: Pakistan

My graduate training is in the field of creative writing, with a specialization in fiction. During the course of my graduate study, I produced fiction based that was based on Karachi and arose out of the conflicts of...

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As a bilingual poetry enthusiast, interested in both Urdu and English poetry, I have come across various artistic pieces that have inspired me to write my own pieces of literature. Urdu poetry has, perhaps, opened...

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Prose & Poetry
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They were the sort of people who never paused to queue, yet on orientation day the couple stood meekly at attention with others outside the drawing room of a large two-story house in Old Clifton, waiting to...

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