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Uzma Jalaluddin

Uzma Jalaluddin is an Ontario-based writer and author.
Uzma Jalaluddin is an author and educator based in Ontario. (Andrea Stenson)

Uzma Jalaluddin is a teacher, parenting columnist and author based in Ontario. Her debut novel, Ayesha At Last, is the tale of a young Muslim woman who aspires to be a poet and must balance what her family expects of her with what she wants for herself. 

In 2018, it was announced the film rights to Uzma Jalaluddin's young adult novel Ayesha at Last have been sold to production company Pascal Pictures.

Books by Uzma Jalaluddin

Interviews

Uzma Jalaluddin on her debut novel Ayesha At Last 3:55
Uzma Jalaluddin on why she keeps reading Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. 2:03

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