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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.


Current projects include:

  • Middle grade novel (forthcoming)
  • YA novel set in Pakistan (in progress)
  • Short story collection set in Pakistan (in progress)
  • A collection of zines (never ending)

Her fiction and nonfiction appear in: