Dur e Aziz Amna

Dur e Aziz Amna is a Pakistani writer based between Rawalpindi and Ann Arbor. Her work has appeared in Longreads, Roads & Kingdoms, Dawn, The News, and London Magazine, among others. She is an MFA candidate at the University of Michigan, where she is working on her first novel.

Latest articles

The Second Globalization of Turmeric

For centuries, turmeric has categorically been the South Asian spice. But, in recent years, it has exploded throughout the West, from face masks to lattes and beyond.

Dur e Aziz Amna

June 23, 2021

The Ismaili Muslims of Pakistan

Ismaili-majority Hunza is Pakistan at its most idyllic: scenic, highly literate, and progressive.

Dur e Aziz Amna

April 21, 2020

Finding South Asia on the Swahili Coast

East Africa and South Asia have been linked for centuries — this connection finds a delicious apex in Swahili food.

Dur e Aziz Amna

October 23, 2019

Good Woman, Bad Woman

Pakistan’s Aurat March opened the floodgates to dialogue that continues to thrive five months later.

Dur e Aziz Amna

August 07, 2019


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