Rumki is working on her next book and is the writer and Online Assistant Editor for www.hayatimagazine.com. She also writes for www.browngirlmagazine.com and www.bengalisofnewyork.com . In addition to freelancing for various media, she actively gives writing advice through her blog and social media as well as guest posts on other blogs and media including Nisahub.
Rumki's articles have been published in The Record Newspaper and The Herald Newspaper. She was also Editor-in-Chief of WPUNJ´s The Beacon Newspaper. She has worked for Pearson Higher Education Publishing and interned for Simon & Schuster Inc. Most recently, her debate on the French ban on the hijab was featured on worldhijabday and her picture was featured on The Guaridan UK's instagram page.
Her debut YA novel, Her Feet Chime is the first and only Bangladeshi version of a Cinderella story written in English. It was critically acclaimed by media such as Asiana Magazine UK, East London Newspaper, The Daily Star Bangladesh.
Her second novel, So Complicated, is a romantic fiction that gained honorable mention at The New York Book Festival, won The Red Ribbon for most enjoyable read from The UK Wishing Shelf Awards and became a finalist in The Pacific Book Awards for Humor.
Unveiled is her first collection of poetry published by Djarabi Kitabs Publishing. It is highly recommended by bloggers and influencers worldwide.
She was born in Bangladesh and raised in the Bronx, New York and Paterson, New Jersey. She attained a BA in English Writing from William Paterson University of New Jersey, an MA in English Literature from the Queen Mary University of London and a Teaching Degree from Högskolan Gävle of Sweden. Yes, she speaks Swedish fluently!
She is also an English teacher and a mother of three little blessings. Rumki is always open to new writing and editing projects! Contact her below.
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