Karachi, Pakistan


Joined Jul 2016

Omar Iftikhar

Born Nov 19, 1982
Genre Others
Writer ID MeraQissa.com/omariftikhar

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Omar has published over 320 articles in English-language publications of Pakistan. A regular movie critic blogger at Express Tribune Blogs, some of his achievements to date include:
1. Worked as Assistant Editor Slogan Magazine and South Asia Magazine
2. Worked as Strategy and Planning Executive at Symmetry Group
3. Won 3rd prize in The News International’s ‘US Magazine Short Story Competition’ (December 2007)
4. Awarded with The Youth Republic’s ‘Excellence Award in journalism’ (January 2013)
5. Short story ‘The Dream’ published in an anthology by the Oxford University Press, Pakistan (February 2013)
6. Stood 3rd in the ‘US Consulate’s Twitter Poetry Contest’ (May 2013)
7. Short story, ‘Defying the Order’ selected as one of the best at ‘The Stories Untold – A Nationwide Theme Based Short Story Writing Competition’ organized by Daastan (May 2016)
8. Short story, “The Diligent Game” selected in the Second Season of ‘The Stories Untold’ (January 2017)
9. Currently working on his debut novel: the first science fiction novel written in the English-language in Pakistan.