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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 Rumpus, Nylon, A.V Club, The American Prospect, Catapult, Dissent, and Hobart, among others. My work has been nominated several times for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net.