Alya Aziz-Zaman is a writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She develops communications strategies for brands and organizations, writes fiction and essays, and edits all types of writing. She specializes in bringing humor, clarity, and a recognizable voice to all of her writing. She is also an experienced private instructor to high school students studying English language arts, creative writing, and standardized tests.

When not writing, Alya enjoys soapmaking, ink drawing, and comedy. She has a B.A. in English from Gustavus Adolphus College and originally hails from Minneapolis, MN.