Board & Staff

Board Members


Larissa Lai

Larissa Lai is the author of two novels, two books of poetry, a chapbook, and a critical book. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Calgary and directs The Insurgent Architects’ House for Creative Writing there. View more.


Yasmin Jiwani

Yasmin Jiwani is a full Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Her research interests include mediations of race, gender, and violence in the context of war stories, press reporting of sexual violence and femicide, as well as representations of women of colour in popular television programs. View more.


Nurjehan Aziz

Nurjehan Aziz is the Publisher at Mawenzi House Publishers. She has edited several leading anthologies of fiction and essays. View more.


Ali Kazimi

Professor Ali Kazimi is a filmmaker, writer, and visual artist whose work deals with race, social justice, migration, history, memory and archive. View more.


Zara Suleman

Zara Suleman is a lawyer and writer. She has written for such publications as: Ankur Magazine, Canadian Women’s Studies Journal, DIVA, South Asian Women’s Journal, Gleaner Newspaper, Kinesis Newspaper, Montreal Serai Magazine, Rungh Magazine, SAMAR Magazine (New York), and Aquelarre Magazine. View more.



Staff Members


Zool Suleman

Zool Suleman is the Editor of Rungh.