Arif Anwar




Arif Anwar is an author and public policy professional. He was born in Bangladesh and worked for BRAC (originally the Bangladesh Rehabilitation Assistance Committee) on issues of poverty alleviation and for UNICEF Myanmar on public health issues. After moving to Toronto, he completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree in education from the University of Toronto and started working in provincial government policy roles. Arif’s first novel, The Storm, was published in 2018 and featured in The New York Times Sunday Book Review.