Huda Merchant, bridging the gap between societies through words. She was behind the indo-pak project where words and poetry helped bringing nations together.
Huda Merchant is a 20 year old Advertising Graduate from Pune who's passion lies in spreading art and culture, literature being one of them. At 15, she started writing as a freelance features writer for The Saudi Gazette and ever since, the field of communication has been her forte.
She launched the first of it's kind, Geekfest Pune in 2014; an annual event gathering that brings together like minded, creative individuals under one roof. She is also the Managing Editor of The Bombay Review, an online literary magazine that publishes short fiction and poetry and organizes literary events across the globe. One of her successful projects with the magazine includes the recent Indo-Pak Project, part of which was organizing simultaneous literary events in both Lahore and Mumbai that revolved around the theme of South Asian Literature & Cross Border Collaboration. She is currently working towards a local project in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia that aims to promote a positive reading culture in th
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