‘An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.’ – Hafez
Sonya Rehman is a Pakistani journalist based in Lahore with an expansive body of work featured in; TIME, The Wall Street Journal’s Scene Asia, Rolling Stone [Middle East], BBC [The Strand], Asia Society, Esquire [Middle East], The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, The Diplomat Magazine, Forbes, The Friday Times, DAWN and The News International, among others.
In 2010 Sonya was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship to pursue her Masters degree in Print Journalism at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and was one of four students (in the same year) to receive the Joseph Pulitzer II and Edith Pulitzer Moore Fellowship.
In addition to her publishing career, Sonya has taught English and journalism at the Lahore University of Management Sciences, the Lahore School of Economics, Information Technology University, the British Council and The Last Word, over the years.
Sonya is also the founder of From Lahore With Love, a postcard company aiming to revive the joy of snail-mail in Pakistan.