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Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Writer & Poet
Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is an educator, writer and spoken-word poet. Her work interrogates narratives around race, gender, Islamophobia, feminism, state violence and colonialism. She studied History at Cambridge and Postcolonial Studies at SOAS. Her debut poetry collection, Postcolonial Banter, was published by Verve Poetry Press in 2019 and she is the founder and author of thebrownhijabi.com, and co-author of A FLY Girl’s Guide to University: Being a Woman of Colour at Cambridge and Other Institutions of Power and Elitism. She was the 2017 Runner-Up of the national Roundhouse Poetry Slam and short-listed for the 2018 Outspoken Prize for performance poetry. Her work has over two million online views, has been featured on BBC Radio stations, ITV, Sky TV, the Islam channel and more, she has written for The Guardian, The Independent and Al-Jazeeraand she has performed at music festivals, Universities nationally and internationally, at TEDx conventions, mosques, protests and slams.


Future. Identity. Power: Reframing Equality & Justice

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Writer & Poet
Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is an educator, writer and spoken-word poet. Her work interrogates narratives around race, gender, Islamophobia, feminism, state violence and colonialism. She studied History at Cambridge and Postcolonial Studies at SOAS. Her debut poetry collection, Postcolonial Banter, was published by Verve Poetry Press in 2019 and she is the founder and author of thebrownhijabi.com, and co-author of A FLY Girl’s Guide to University: Being a Woman of Colour at Cambridge and Other Institutions of Power and Elitism. She was the 2017 Runner-Up of the national Roundhouse Poetry Slam and short-listed for the 2018 Outspoken Prize for performance poetry. Her work has over two million online views, has been featured on BBC Radio stations, ITV, Sky TV, the Islam channel and more, she has written for The Guardian, The Independent and Al-Jazeeraand she has performed at music festivals, Universities nationally and internationally, at TEDx conventions, mosques, protests and slams.