was born in London in 1980. She has a 1st Class BA in Oriental Studies from King's College, Cambridge, and is fluent in Arabic, Persian, and French. She is presently working for a PhD. She was shortlisted for the T.E. Utley Young Journalists Award 1999 and while at university she wrote and published short stories, winning the James Prize in 2002 for creative writing.

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Banipal 36 - Literature in Yemen Today (2009)