2007 – 2012

The Second Floor (T2F Karachi)

The Second Floor (or T2F as the space is known) was founded in 2007 by activist Sabeen Mahmud (1974-2015), who had long been a family friend. During T2F’s first year as a public space, I offered a reading in the café from my then-new novel Black Wings.

Over the years, I have participated in many readings and panel discussions at T2F, a space that remains vibrant despite Sabeen’s brutal murder.

Read about my first appearance at T2FRead More »
Read about  T2F discussions about VBB’s productionsRead More »
Read about the book launch of And the World Changed at T2FRead More »
Learn about T2F here and learn about Sabeen MahmudRead More »

The complex weave of Sehba Sarwar’s essays, poems, novel, interviews, and the installations, performances that she has created illustrates––like nothing else could––her experience of life as a world-resident, its challenges and sorrows, joys, its ongoing enlightenment.

Jacquelyn Shah, author of Small Fry


I am an author and speaker, an artist, and a community and cultural activist.

If I can use my talents and passions to inspire you or your network to push boundaries and become involved in our communities, please connect with me. I offer a range of services including: readings, workshops, courses, or multidisciplinary performances/installations. I look forward to hearing from you!

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