Falastin Magazine Vol.5 Issue.1

PACCUSA’s fifth volume of their literary magazine, Falastin is out! Editor in Chief, Reem Farhat writes, “Our greatest power comes from inscribing our histories and our realities so join us in reclaiming the Palestinian narrative.” I couldn’t agree more. So, it was with such appreciation that they selected my short story, Hunted to feature inContinue reading “Falastin Magazine Vol.5 Issue.1”

We bought white lilies.

An excerpt from a memoir piece. TW: Loss, cancer I will always remember that summer when us three girls were on the brink of turning nineteen. Every summer, our houses would be surrounded by fields full of rapeseed with its sweet pollen smell drifting through the air. It coated the fields in sunshine yellow andContinue reading “We bought white lilies.”

The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon

New children’s book series focusing on the experiences of migrant children Hi all, I’m thrilled to announce the upcoming publication of my first children’s book, The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon.Published by @beacon_books & illustrated by @sarahnestiwillard @beacon_books are looking for potential #bookreviewers, #librarians and #publications who would like to get involved with theContinue reading “The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon”

The OU helped me to become a published author.

Published by the Open University. Read the full article here. “I always dreamed of becoming an author,” says OU graduate Shereen. “But it wasn’t something I realised again until I had taken time off from my banking career.”Shereen had been working in London’s Canary Wharf when she met her husband and took some time off toContinue reading “The OU helped me to become a published author.”

The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon

Sneak Preview Hi everyone, I’m excited to announce my next book…for those of you who guessed it is a children’s book! ‘The Girl Who Slept Under the Moon’ follows the story of Noor, who arrives in a new country and doesn’t belong at her new school.To feel better, Noor takes comfort in the things thatContinue reading “The Girl Who Slept Under The Moon”

July Event IHRC Bookshop, London

Happy Friday all! Please see attached venue details for my next July Event. Hosted by the IHRC Bookshop, Wembley, London. You are cordially invited to my author evening, where I will be discussing my new novel, The Tower. Tickets are free, so book your space & share via the links below: CANCELLED – Author EveningContinue reading “July Event IHRC Bookshop, London”

@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review

For those of you who don’t follow @Thebookslamist on Instagram or Twitter, here is their latest review. “Ramadan 2017 was transformatory for me. I wrote , ‘A Virtue of Disobedience’ at night and in these hours the world was speaking to what i was writing. Grenfell happened while I was writing about class inequality. DarrenContinue reading “@TheBookslamist ‘The Tower’ Review”

Happy Publication Day- The Tower

Hi all, The big day is finally here! The Tower, my second novel is now officially available to buy worldwide. Advanced reader reviewers have begun to post their reviews via Goodreads. Here is a sample of a few. “I’ll be frank: The Tower destroyed me. The story was fraught with emotion and it seemed like suspenseful situations lurkedContinue reading “Happy Publication Day- The Tower”

The Tower- Available to pre-order now

Hi all, My second contemporary fiction novel, entitled, The Tower  set in London, UK, is now available to pre-order! Beacon Books will be publishing the novel on April 17 2019. Follow me for more updates and Monday’s exciting cover reveal! The book is currently being read by book reviewers so keep up to date withContinue reading “The Tower- Available to pre-order now”