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The Song We Lost by Deeba Zargarpur

A magic-infused contemporary young adult novel about an Afghan-Uzbek immigrant family's secrets and the teen girl who comes face to face with the literal ghosts of their past. 

Coming Fall 2022.

The Song
We Lost

Farrah Noorzad and the Ring of Fate by Deeba Zargarpur

A middle-grade novel about eleven year old Farrah, who discovers her distant father is a jinn king after she accidentally traps him inside a magical ring with a birthday wish gone wrong, and her quest to free him leads her to the most devious jinn king of all.

Coming Summer 2023.

Farrah Noorzad
and The Ring of Fate

Deeba Zargarpur smiles in the woods

DEEBA ZARGARPUR is an Afghan-Uzbek American. She credits her love of literature across various languages to her immigrant parents, whose eerie tales haunted her well into the night.


If given the choice, Deeba would spend her days getting lost in spooky towns with nothing but a notebook and eye for adventure to guide her.


Her debut YA novel, The Song We Lost, releases from FSG BYR in Fall 2022.

Deeba is represented by Elana Roth Parker at Laura Dail Literary.


For inquiries regarding interviews, media appearances and other requests, please contact Deeba.

For rights inquires, please contact Elana Roth Parker at Laura Dail Literary.