is an independent journalist, writer and editor covering immigration, immigrant experiences, mental health, and mental illness. She focus on immigrant communities and the American South. She is the founder of the award-winning immigrant mental health newsletter Foreign Bodies, born in 2018 from a reporting fellowship with The Carter Center. Her recent freelance work has appeared in The Guardian, Colorlines, Electric Literature, Teen Vogue, Zora Magazine, Elemental, Gizmodo and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is a member of AAJA. Fiza is based in Atlanta, Georgia and speaks English, Hindi, and Spanish (conversational). She can be reached at www.fizapirani.net/contact.