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Nuqta – Reflections of a Dot (Launch Tour 27.02.17 – 04.03.17 )

Inspired by Qawwali and the verses of South Asia’s mystic poets, I’m pleased to be launching Nuqta – Reflections of a Dot with electronic musician Jaydev Mistry.  Fusing the contemporary with the timeless, this journey has involved creating original English-language poems inspired by

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Nuqta – Reflections of a Dot (Launch Tour 27.02.17 – 04.03.17 )

Inspired by Qawwali and the verses of South Asia’s mystic poets, I’m pleased to be launching Nuqta – Reflections of a Dot with electronic musician Jaydev Mistry.  Fusing the contemporary with the timeless, this journey has involved creating original English-language poems inspired by

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New Opinion Piece in The Independent

In the run up to the festive period, I had the following piece published in The Independent detailing my family’s version of celebrating Christmas and the importance of sharing each other’s times of happiness in a plural society.  Click here to read more.

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New Opinion Piece in The Independent

In the run up to the festive period, I had the following piece published in The Independent detailing my family’s version of celebrating Christmas and the importance of sharing each other’s times of happiness in a plural society.  Click here to read more.

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New Opinion Piece in The Telegraph

In response to the Dame Louise Casey’s Review on integration, which featured the Blackburn community I was raised in, I wrote the following piece for The Telegraph.  Click here to read it.

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New Opinion Piece in The Telegraph

In response to the Dame Louise Casey’s Review on integration, which featured the Blackburn community I was raised in, I wrote the following piece for The Telegraph.  Click here to read it.

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Refugee Tales

I’m honoured and pleased to have contributed to this great book and initiative published by Comma Press in 2015. In Refugee Tales, poets and novelists retell the stories of individuals who have directly experienced Britain’s policy of indefinite immigration detention. Presenting their experiences anonymously,

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Refugee Tales

I’m honoured and pleased to have contributed to this great book and initiative published by Comma Press in 2015. In Refugee Tales, poets and novelists retell the stories of individuals who have directly experienced Britain’s policy of indefinite immigration detention. Presenting their experiences anonymously,

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Responding to the Sufi Poetry of South Asia

The Sufi Poetry of South Asia has been an important inspiration for my work as well as my outlook on the world.  Not only does it provide instant access to that which is most universal, but in doing so has historically brought together different

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Responding to the Sufi Poetry of South Asia

The Sufi Poetry of South Asia has been an important inspiration for my work as well as my outlook on the world.  Not only does it provide instant access to that which is most universal, but in doing so has historically brought together different

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Hurling Rubble At The Sun

 Park Theatre And Red Ladder Theatre Company Present The World Premiere Of Hurling Rubble at the Sun by Avaes Mohammad That side of town. July 2005. One blistering night. One blazing day. T labours over hot-plates cooking up the final ingredients for

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Hurling Rubble At The Sun

 Park Theatre And Red Ladder Theatre Company Present The World Premiere Of Hurling Rubble at the Sun by Avaes Mohammad That side of town. July 2005. One blistering night. One blazing day. T labours over hot-plates cooking up the final ingredients for