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An all-new illustrated poetry collection from the bestselling author of yesterday i was the moon, New Names for Lost Things combines Noor Unnahar’s powerful poetic voice and her signature collage-style visual art for a book of highly personal reflections on loss, inheritance, and what is left behind on the nonlinear path to becoming who you are meant to be.

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Hailing from the city of Karachi, Noor Unnahar is a pioneering creative voice associated with the international publication and social media industry with over 6 years of experience. She received her BFA from the esteemed institution of Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 2022, where she was the recipient of Dr. Salim Uz Zaman award for the best Final Research Paper for her undergrad research. Her work has been recognized globally and continues to grow across the continents. Her poetry has been translated into a number of languages, which include published translations of her debut collection Yesterday I Was the Moon (Penguin Random House, 2018) in Dutch (Gisteren Was Ik De Maan, MUSE, 2019) and Chinese (Pan Press, 2021). Her latest collection of poetry New Names for Lost Things was published in October 2021 by Andrews McMeel and continues to bring raving reviews from readers around the world. A number of poems from New Names for Lost Things have been translated into Albanian and published in PEN International (Kosovo) magazine (JUNE 2022). 

As a visual content specialist, she has collaborated with renowned local and international brands including Maybelline, OPPO Global, Loreal, Pixi Beauty, Puffin Books, Laurence King Publishing, Nestle Everyday, Mortein Pakistan, Alkaram Studio, Daniel Wellington (and more!) to add valuable content to their digital marketing campaigns.

After her graduation, she has been a part of a number of corporate programs and trainings including the global L'Oreal Brandstorm 2023 and McKinsey's Next Generation Women Leaders 2023.

Connect with her on LinkedIn here.