Dur e Aziz Amna's (MFA candidate in the Helen Zell Writers' Program) Op-Ed, Writing Into and Out of My Long-Distance Grief, appeared in The New York Times.

Dur e Aziz Amna is a Pakistani writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Financial Times, Longreads, Dawn, and Himal Southasian, among others. She won the 2019 Financial Times / Bodley Head Essay Prize, with an e-book publication by Penguin and has been a recipient of fellowships from Aspen Words and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.