Abeer Y Hoque
Abeer Y. Hoque is a Bangladeshi American writer and photographer, born in Nigeria. The Lovers and the Leavers is her first book of fiction. She has a book of travel photographs and poems, The Long Way Home, and her memoir, Olive Witch, is forthcoming from HarperCollins Publishers India. Hoque is the recipient of a 2007 Fulbright Scholarship, among several other writing fellowships. Her writing and photography have been published in Guernica, Outlook Traveller, India Today, and The Daily Star. She has degrees from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and an MFA in writing from the University of San Francisco. She lives in New York City. For more information, visit olivewitch.com.