‘An awake heart is like a sky that pours light.’ – Hafez

Photo by: Maliha Faruki, Shuttered Works
Photo by: Maliha Faruki, Shuttered Works

Sonya Rehman is a writer/journalist based in Lahore, Pakistan. She has been writing since 2002.

A graduate from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism with an MS in Print Journalism, Sonya was not only awarded the Fulbright Scholarship to pursue her graduate degree at Columbia, but was also one of four students (from the Journalism School’s Class of ’10) to receive the Joseph Pulitzer II and Edith Pulitzer Moore Fellowship.

With a portfolio of over 400 published articles (all available on this blog), some of the local/foreign publications that she has written for are;

TIME, The Wall Street Journal – Scene Asia, Rolling Stone [Middle East & India], BBC [The Strand], Asia Society [the website], Esquire [Middle East], The Hindu, The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, The Diplomat Magazine, Forbes, The Friday Times, DAWN and The News International amongst others.

Sonya is also the founder of From Lahore With Love, a postcard company aiming to revive the joy of snail-mail in Pakistan.



7 thoughts on “About”

  1. hello,
    How to contact her? i need her id or any other contact as i want to invite her on one of the first 3D shows of Pakistan.

  2. Glad to discover your blog, and you. 🙂 I am a young writer, 17, as of now, based in Karachi and reading about you has made an inspiring impact on me. I hope I keep getting to read more of your works insha Allah!

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