Fatima Farheen Mirza Wiki – Fatima Farheen Mirza Biography
Fatima Farheen Mirza is an American novelist of Indian descent. Her parents are of Indian descent; her mother is from Birmingham, her father from Hyderabad. She attended the University of California -Riverside and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. She is the wife of Riz Ahmed a British actor and rapper. As an actor, he has won a Primetime Emmy Award, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, London Film Critics’ Circle Award for British Actor of the Year, and received nominations for an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three British Independent Film Awards. He was initially known for his work in independent films such as The Road to Guantanamo, Shifty, Four Lions – 2010, Trishna, Ill Manors, and The Reluctant Fundamentalist, as well as television series such as Britz and Dead Set- 2008, before his breakout role in the film Nightcrawler and The Night Of -2016.
Mirza is also a recipient of the Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. A Place for Us is her first novel. After starting pre-med classes, she switched to creative writing and went on to gain a place at the prestigious Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a teaching-writing fellow and whose graduates include Ann Patchett and Curtis Sittenfeld. Her first novel, A Place for Us, is a New York Times bestseller and follows as an Indian wedding brings a family back together during which parents Rafiq and Layla must reckon with the choices their children have made. She says she first had the idea for the book when she was 18.
Fatima Farheen Mirza Age
She was born on April 10, 1991 in California, United States.
Fatima Farheen Mirza Husband
She is married to her husband, Riz Ahmed. The pair met in a coffee shop in New York, after both sitting at the same table where they had turned up to write. They recently got married.
Fatima Farheen Mirza Family
Her parents are of Indian descent. Her mother grew up in Birmingham and her father was raised in Hyderabad in India. She was however born and brought up in Bay Area, California, the United States.
Fatima Farheen Mirza Instagram
Fatima Farheen Mirza’s Instagram account is @ffmirza.