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Pen names

Fatwaa ID: 2173

Question:
As-Salam alaimum mufti Sahib, is it permissible to use a pen name for one’s writings (e.g. books or articles literature, history, health etc)?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

It is permissible to use a pen name for one’s writings provided that it is not used for something impermissible such as fraud, corruption and deception.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

08/19/1445 AH – 02/29/2024 CE | AMG3-4404

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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