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About me

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I'm a biologist and historian with a doctorate in Developmental Biology and an M.A. in History of Science from the University of Chicago. I am currently a doctoral student in History at Yale University.


Originally from Lahore, Pakistan, I'm also a journalist, writer, member of the National Book Critics Circle, editor at Mythic Picnic, and freelance editor for academic and literary work.


My work has appeared in The Nation, L.A. Review of Books, NPR, The Baffler, A.V Club, Dissent, Jacobin, The American Prospect, Nylon, Catapult, The Rumpus, and Hobart, among others. My work has been nominated several times for the Pushcart and Best of the Net anthologies.