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Essay: "Invisible Lines." Borderlines Volume Three. Eds. Margot Backus and Maria Gonzalez. Houston: Voices Breaking Boundaries, Spring 2017.

Essay: "A Delicate Matter in the Examination Room." Lives column, New York Times Magazine, 2016.

Essay: “What Is Home?” Borderlines Volume Two, pp 29-36. Eds. Margot Backus and Maria Gonzalez. Houston: Voices Breaking Boundaries, 2015.

Interview: “An Interview with Shirin Herman.” Borderlines Volume Two, pp 22-28. Eds. Margot Backus and Maria Gonzalez. Houston: Voices Breaking Boundaries, 2015.

Essay: Skyping My Father Goodbye." Gray Matters, Houston Chronicle, Houston, May 6, 2015.

Essay: No Borders: Delhi 25 Years Later. Aman Ki Asha, Karachi, Pakistan, February 04, 2015.

Essay: "That Long Monday Afternoon." Borderlines Volume 1, pp 85-88. Eds. Margot Backus and Maria Gonzalez. Houston: Voices Breaking Boundaries, 2014.

Essay:"Bapsi Sidhwa's Laughter, Tea and Novels." Houston Chronicle, December 5, 2014.

Essay: "Bangladesh's Unresolved History of Independence." Creative Time Reports, December 16, 2013.

Essay: "The Story Behind the Stories." Homes and Histories, pp 3-7. Eds. Sehba Sarwar and Joshua N. Turner. Houston: Voices Breaking Boundaries, Fall 2013.

Essay: "Invisible Thread."Women Under Siege, pp 3-7. Eds. Sehba Sarwar and Joshua N. Turner. Houston: Voices Breaking Boundaries: Fall 2013.

Essay: "Freedmen's Town Lives!". CITE 91, A Hand-Made Issue, March 2013.

Blog posts: Poet-in-Residence for Poets & Writers, October 2012: October 1. October 9, October 15, October 22.

Essay: Op-Ed: Observing social change, in Houston and Karachi, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, January 29, 2012.

Poems: “Doc. 101: Intro to Life and How To Live It and Why Are You Looking at Me like That?. Vallum Contemporary Poetry, 9:1 | Winter 2012: 27-30 (Canada.)

Essay: "Slipping Between Borders." South Asian Review, Special Issue, Pakistani Creative Writing in English, 31.3 pp. 106-11. Co-guest eds. Fawzia Afzal-Khan and Waseem Anwar. October 2011.

Essay: "Devouring Mangoes with Gusto." Dawn Books & Authors, 14 August, 2011.

Essay: "Think Global/Act Local." Houston Chronicle Op-Ed. 30 January, 2011.

Essay: "The poor are the hardest hit by devastation in Pakistan." Houston Chronicle, 12 September, 2010.

Essay: "For Choice." in an on-line roundtable Pens and Swords. The Mantle, 26 January, 2010.

Essay:"Education is the key to peace." Houston Chronicle, 17 October, 2009, B-15.

Essay: "Sisters in Struggle: Karachi & Houston." CITE Magazine. Rice Design Alliance, 79 Summer 2009: 9.

Essay: “Heartbeat.” Callaloo Salutes Texas Writers. 32.1 (2009): 235-240.

Short story: “Soot.” And the World Changed: Anthology of Short Stories by Pakistani Women Writers. Ed. Muneeza Shamsie. New York: Feminist Press, 2008.

Essay: “Lives: Karachi’s Winter Days.” New York Times Sunday Magazine, 30 March 2008.

Blog post: “Street Signs: Karachi Graffiti.” Words Without Borders blog, 14 February 2008.

Blog post: “Kalidas in NAPA in Karachi.” Words Without Borders blog. 16 January 2008.

Poems: “Why I Can’t/ Don’t Write About the War” and “Tearing Wires, Building Bridges.” ASIA: Magazine of Asian Literature 3.4 (2008): 94-103.

Poem: “Tearing Wires, Building Bridges.” BorderSenses online Magazine, June 2007.

Poems: “For René” and “Jamshed Road.” Alhamra Literary Review, Volume 2, Spring 2007: 116-118.

Essay: "Calling All Asia." ASIA: Magazine of Asian Literature. 2.2 (2007): 375-379.

Short story: “A Sandstone Past” in Neither Day nor Night: Pakistani Women Writers. Ed. Rakshanda Jalil. New Delhi: Harper Collins, 2007.

Excerpt: “An adapted excerpt from Black Wings.” And the World Changed: Anthology of Short Stories by Pakistani Women Writers (ed. Muneeza Shamsie). New Delhi, India: Kali for Women/Women Unlimited, 2005.

Essay: "Recovering my Voice." GOOD. Ed. Mel Chin with support from Polly Koch (Essay commissioned by Toni Beauchamp.)

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