Amina Akhtar is a former fashion writer and editor. Her satirical first novel, "#FashionVictim," drew rave reviews and acclaim and was covered in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Martha Stewart Living, Entertainment Weekly, Fashionista, Book Riot, CrimeReads and more. Akhtar’s new book "Kismet" takes on the world of wellness and all the crystals that go with it. The second novel of the #OwnVoices series is set in Sedona, where nature is just as much a character as anyone else.
Akhtar has worked at Vogue, Elle, the New York Times and New York Magazine, where she was the founding editor of the women’s blog The Cut. She’s written for numerous publications, including Yahoo Style, Fashionista, xoJane, Refinery29, Billboard and more. She currently lives not too far from the Sedona vortexes.
Communities: Asian American