Individual Consultations

Polishing a college application essay? Wrestling with a draft memoir? Struggling to overcome writer's block? 

I can help.

EMAIL: ahmed [dot] dilruba @ 

Workshops & Classes

I've taught dozens of classes and workshops in a variety of formal and informal contexts, including Bryn Mawr College, Swarthmore College, Chatham University's Low Residency MFA Program for Writers, Rosemont College's LitLife poetry conference, Chestnut Hill Academy, the Asian American Writers' Workshop, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Writing, Editing, Project Management

I've gained nearly two decades of experience with writing, editing, and project management in non-profit and higher education settings with organizations such as The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, The Noyce Foundation, the Poetry Foundation, the Strategic Education Research Partnership, and Swarthmore College