Duriba Khan is a Texas based writer and student, with work published across a spectrum of digital media. Her interests include improv, filmmaking, reading, pursuing the most cinnamon-y chai latte in the greater Austin area, and studying and observing the law.
She began writing at the age of nine when she self published horror books and distributed them among her third grade classroom. Since then, she has published fiction, non-fiction, political commentary, lifestyle writing, poetry, and comedy. She is the child of Indian and Pakistani immigrants, born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Austin, Texas.
Currently, Duriba is a writer at Brown Girl Magazine and sits on the executive committee of MannMukti as the VP Volunteer Development. MannMukti is an online one stop mental health resource dedicated to eradicating the stigma surrounding mental health in South Asian community.
Duriba's writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Muslim Observer, India.com, Brown Girl Magazine, and The India West.
She also feels uncomfortable writing about herself in the third person.