A contributing editor at Pandemonium Journal (a literary publication), she has taught English Composition and Speech Communication at IBA. Fatima Ijaz won first prize at the McLaughlin Poetry Contest in Toronto (2007). She participated in poetry and art collaborations, which were featured at Music Mela 2019, Art Baithak 2019, and Taseer Art Gallery 2020. Her poetry has been published in New Asian Writing, Kitaab, Rigorous, Zau, Praxis, The Write Launch, Red Fez, and Whirlwind amongst others. She is currently collaborating with fashion designer Sadaf Malaterre for an art project titled ‘Whimsical’.