This Friday morning I’ll be doing a video interview with Integration TV which is a hugely successful Canadian-Somali Youtube channel that focuses on “connecting with uplifting & inspiring Somali Stories”. Exciting!
My interview with Africa in Dialogue is now up, to read it click here.
My poem Falling apart in the bathroom stall was published this morning by AERODROME who specialise in ‘words that matter’!
My short story Bloated came 3rd in the 2017 HISSAC competition! Naturally I’m gutted that I didn’t win but it’s a big honour and it has inspired me to keep writing…
So chuffed to be no. 4 on Buzz Feed’s “Here Are Some Black British Muslims You Should Know About” !!
Full link here
All photos by the incredibly talented photographer Charlotte Maxwell
Really excited to find out that my short story Bloated has now gone from Long Listed to Short listed in the HISSAC Short Story Prize 2017. Winners will be announced on November 1st. Finger’s crossed!
Presenting in this event by
@UCLSomaliSoc next Tuesday in UCL on questions of identity, race, blackness, culture and Somaliness. Join us!