Dar Aminah Author Event with Sabrina Mahfouz

Dar Aminah Author Event with Sabrina Mahfouz

Posted on behalf of Dar Aminah

Dar Aminah Book Club presents


Author Event with Sabrina Mahfouz


Join us for an evening of coffee, cake and creative discussion with Sabrina Mahfouz.


We will be discussing 'The Things I Would Tell You - British Muslim Women Write' and there will be an opportunity for Q&A. 


Biog


Sabrina Mahfouz was raised in London and Cairo and has recently been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and is the recipient of the 2018 King's Alumni Arts & Culture Award for inspiring change in the industry. 


She was also nominated for the Inspiring Change Award at the 2018 Women in the Creative Industries Awards and her Snapchat series for C4’s Ackley Bridge won a Broadcast Digital Award. She has been shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Award for Performance Poetry and has won a Sky Arts Academy Award for Poetry and a Westminster Prize for New Playwrights.


Sabrina’s theatre work includes Chef, a Fringe First Award winner; Dry Ice, for which she was nominated in The Stage Awards for Acting Excellence; With a Little Bit of Luck, which has been performed at the Roundhouse main space and was the first radio drama commissioned for BBC Radio 1xtra. She is currently adapting Malorie Blackman’s celebrated novel Noughts & Crosses for Pilot Theatre.


She also writes for children and her play Zeraffa Giraffa (based on the book by Diane Hofmeyr) won a 2018 Off West End Award. 


Her poetry collection, How You Might Know Me, was a 2017 Guardian Best Summer Read.


Sabrina is the editor of The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write, a 2017 Guardian Book of the Year and currently nominated for The People's Book Prize. 


She is an essay contributor to the multi-award-winning The Good Immigrant and is currently writing a biopic of the legendary ‘Godfather of Grime’, rapper and producer Wiley, for Pulse Films. 


Sabrina founded and runs Great Wash Workshops, helping working class writers access UK arts funding and co-founded the Critics of Colour Collective to help ensure fairer representation in UK arts criticism.


FAQs


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?


12 years and over. Women Only.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?


 Please note: The venue is located in Luton town centre, above Age Concern and opposite Subway.


By car: parking is free on side streets 6pm onwards. Alternatively, the venue is a 5 minute walk from Bute Street Car Park (opposite The Hat Factory).


By train: The venue is a 5 minute walkl from Luton Station.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


Contact Imrana Mahmood on imrana.m.im@googlemail.com


 

When
11 Sep 2018 at 7:30pm
until 11 Sep 2018 at 9:30pm
Where
Little Red Creative Studio
32A George Street
Luton
LU1 2AZ

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