Malka Al-Haddad


Malka Al Haddad Malka Al-Haddad is an Iraqi human rights defender, living in exile in the UK. Al-Haddad worked as a lecturer at Kufa University, Iraq, and taught literary criticism. Malka’s poetry collection, Birds Without Sky, which was published in the UK, (all proceeds are donated to two UK charities), and longlisted for the [...]

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 ( 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 [...]

Go to Top