Uzma Jalaluddin

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Uzma Jalaluddin

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Toronto, Canada



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Hello and welcome! I am the author of the diverse romantic comedy, AYESHA AT LAST (HarperCollins Canada 2018, Atlantic Books UK 2019, Berkley Books USA 2019). My debut novel is a Pride and Prejudice reboot, set in a close knit Toronto Muslim community and inside a boisterous South Asian family. I also write a funny parenting column called SAMOSAS AND MAPLE SYRUP for The Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper. I live in Toronto with my husband and children. Read more of my writing at and thanks for visiting!

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“Just remember to pack light. Dreams tend to shatter if you're carrying other people's hopes around with you.”
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“Sometimes there were no words, only sunshine on your heart. Alhamdulilah.”
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“It's not enough to find someone you love. You have to be ready for that love, and ready to make changes to welcome it into your life.”
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