Creative

Published Poetry

The Way of Small Things,” Blacklist Literary Journal (Spring 2018)

bad lungs,” Moonchild Magazine (Winter 2017)

divining,” Spectrum Literary Journal (Fall 2017)

Three poems forthcoming in Thin Air magazine.

Published Essays

Iqra: The Command to Read,” Muslim American Leadership Alliance (Summer 2018). Reproduced at Waxes Poetic.

“Andhroon Shehr,” NU Writing Magazine (Fall 2014).

Mother tongue: Being an Urdu Lisper,” Featured by WordPress (Fall 2013).

Misc.

Performance & Facilitation

Regular performer and community leader at SubContinental Drift Boston open mics.

Performed original poetry at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (October 2018, October 2019).

Facilitated writing workshop for a small group on behalf of SubContinental Boston (October 2019).

Awards

Shortlisted for the Judith Khan Memorial Poetry Prize for poets that self-identify as Pakistani (October 2019).