Aydin Mehmet Ali


Aydin Mehmet Ali Aydin Mehmet Ali was born in Cyprus and lives in London. She was educated in Cyprus, USA and Britain. She is an international education consultant, project manager, researcher and writer. As a well-known intellectual community activist and advocate of multiculturalism and multilingualism, she has spoken at international conferences and her work [...]

Elmi Ali


Elmi Ali Elmi Ali is a writer, performer/facilitator based in the North West. He writes poetry, short -fiction and drama. Ali has performed across the country including Westminster, The Southbank Centre & Contact Manchester. His work has been published in publications such as the Poetry Review and Scarf Magazine of which he is an [...]

Goran Baba Ali


Goran Baba Ali Ali has written and published various literary and journalistic works in Kurdish, Dutch and English. In November 2021, he self-published his debut novel “The Glass Wal” in the English language by establishing the publishing house Afsana Press (www.afsanapress.uk). As an ex-refugee, originally from Iraqi Kurdistan, he has personally experienced some of [...]

Hanna Ali


Hanna Ali Hanna Ali is a PhD candidate in SOAS where she specialises in African Identity; a theme that features heavily in her creative writing. A former child refugee from Somalia and a full-time citizen-of-the-world, her writings are concerned with unpacking what it means to be lost. Previously published in Scarf Magazine and Case [...]

May Al-Issa


May Al-Issa Holds MA in translation & Linguistics from University of Westminster as well as MSc in International Finance from Westminster Business School. Her first academic thesis was a translation of Chomsky's "World Orders: Old and New" of which Chomsky himself praised her enlightening political and linguistics analysis in his formal letter to her. Granted [...]

Samira Al-Mana


Samira Al-Mana Samira Al-Mana was born in Basra, Iraq (Self exiled in the UK since 1965).Deputy Editor of the Magazine in Arabic (ALIGHTRAB AL- ADABI ) a quarterly magazine on literature of the exiled, launched in 1985-2003, in London. Publications including 5 novels: 1. THE FORE RUNNERS AND THE NEWCOMERS (Beirut, 1972) 2. LONDON [...]

Wafaa Al Razzaq


Wafaa Abed Al Razzaq 1952 – Basrah / Iraq Currently reside in London / UK Bachelor degree in accounting Memberships: • Ambassador of Iraqi Orphan Children in Iraq – London * Foundaiton member at the Hope messenger Association - London • Iraqi Writers Union – Iraq • Exiled Writers Ink – London / UK [...]

Adnan al-Sayegh


Adnan al-Sayegh Adnan al-Sayegh was born in Iraq in 1955 and is one of the most original voices of his generation of poets. His poetry denounces the devastation of wars and the horrors of dictatorship.. He left his homeland in 1993, lived in Amman, and Beirut then took refuge in Sweden in 1996. Since [...]

Atef Alshaer


Atef Alshaer Atef Alshaer is a Senior lecturer in Arabic Studies at the University of Westminster. He was educated at Birzeit University in Palestine and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, where he obtained his PhD and taught for a number of years. He is the author of several [...]

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