Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Rukhsana Khan

Rukhsana Khan

Rukhsana Khan is an award-winning author and storyteller who was born in Pakistan and immigrated to Canada at the age of three.

As a child, she was ruthlessly bullied and turned to books to cope.

She has thirteen books published one of which was chosen by the New York Public Library as one of the 100 greatest children's books in the last 100 years.

Rukhsana has appeared on television and radio numerous times and has been featured at conferences and festivals around the world.

She lives in Toronto with her husband and family.

Writers Festival Appearances