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Maya Kanwal is a Pakistani-American writer and lover of lizards, cacti, theater and morbid illustrations. She is an absconded mathematician and adores creating zines. She shamelessly owns five copies of Alice in Wonderland.

Maya’s day job is Chief Content Officer and Editor at FlashRead, an app for text stories featuring work by writers she admires, in genres including Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thrillers & Romance. She moonlights there as an occasional writer as well.


Current projects include:

  • YA novel (forthcoming)

  • Short story collection

Her fiction and nonfiction appear in: