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Maliha Masood

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Karachi, Pakistan
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Maliha Masood is a Pakistani born writer based in Seattle, WA. She is also a teacher and educator on global affairs. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in numerous anthologies including Best Travel Writing by Women for 2010. Maliha is the author of two travelogues focusing on the Middle East and South Asia. Born in Karachi, she immigrated to the United States at the age of eleven and returned to Pakistan two decades later in 2003. Her new book, Dizzy in Karachi is an intimate account of what it was like to live, work and travel in Pakistan as a young Muslim woman who belongs to both East and West. More information at www.dizzyinkarachi.com

Hi Friends,
Dizzy in Karachi has been officially released by Booktrope in March 2013. Please visit the website for more info. I will be hosting a Q&A session next month. Stay tuned...
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" Just a follow up on the review by Jill. I was indeed having the time of my life traveling solo in the hinterlands of Pakistan! Women are no strangers ...more "
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“I love the juxtaposition of these words. I love the incongruity, the oddity, the very strangeness of their nearness. Dizzy Gillespie. Pakistan. What does one have to with another?”
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I'm a Karachi born writer based in Seattle, WA. Just published a travelogue on Pakistan that might be of interest. Sure to spark a good di
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" Thanks Jill. I'm so glad you're going to read Dizzy in Karachi. I'll be doing a Q & A every month so hopefully you'll join in. Good to connect wit ...more "
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