Sehba Sarwar

Sehba Sarwar


Award-winning writer, artist and educator Sehba Sarwar creates essays, stories, poems, and art that tackle displacement, migration, and women’s issues. Her writings have appeared in publications including The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Vallum, Aleph, Asia: Magazine of Asian Literature, Creative Time Reports and elsewhere. Her short stories have appeared in anthologies including And the World Changed (Feminist Press), Houston Noir (Akashic Books), and Neither Night, Nor Day: 13 Stories by Pakistani Women (Harper Collins India), while the second edition of her novel, Black Wings, was released in 2019 through Veliz Books. Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan in a home filled with artists and activists, Sarwar is based in Los Angeles, California, where she writes, teaches, and creates art.

Buy Sehba Sarwar’s book, Black Wings, on Amazon.

Events with Sehba Sarwar

Seeing Beyond Satire and Stereotypes, a PEN America World Voices Festival event in Los Angeles

14 May 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
USC Pacific Asia Museum
46 N. Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101