Uzma Jalaluddin


Country: Canada

Uzma Jalaluddin writes a parenting column for Canadian newspaper The Toronto Star. Her debut novel Ayesha At Last is a revamped Pride and Prejudice set in a Toronto Muslim community and has been optioned for film by Pascal Pictures. Uzma lives in Ontario with her husband and two sons, where she also teaches high school.

Uzma Jalaluddin menulis kolom pengasuhan untuk surat kabar Kanada The Toronto Star. Novel debutnya Ayesha At Last adalah penulisan ulang Pride and Prejudice yang diubah dengan latar belakang komunitas Muslim Toronto dan telah dipilih untuk dijadikan film oleh Pascal Pictures. Uzma tinggal di Ontario dengan suami dan dua anaknya, di mana ia juga mengajar di sekolah menengah.

Appearing in

Main Program | The Hijab Files

Spiritual garment, fashion accessory, piece of armor, symbol of empowerment: the hijab is no one thing. We hear from a panel of Muslim women whose writing about hijabs is far …


Main Program | Rewriting the Classics

Dante’s Divine Comedy woven into a story about human trafficking. Pride and Prejudice as a Muslim rom com in modern-day Toronto. The ‘Malay trollope’ in W. Somerset Maugham’s The Four …