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Sanah is a recipient of the Outspoken Poetry Performance Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize, White Review Poetry Prize,  Bridport Poetry Prize, Frontier Poetry Prize and longlisted for the National Poetry Competition. They are a member of The Racial Imaginary Institute led by Claudia Rankine, and alumni of Southbank’s New Poet’s Collective and BBC Words First. Their poetry has been published or is forthcoming in The Poetry Review, Rialto, The London Magazine, Poetry Wales, Propel, Wasafiri, The White Review, Ink Sweat & Tears, 14 Poems amongst others, and anthologised by several presses, including Pan-Macmillan. Sanah’s poems have been featured on Channel 4 and BBC 4, and reviewed by The Guardian as "an exhilarating declaration of love and an invocation to bare the soul.” 


Sanah is a guest reader and tutor at Arvon. They have performed across the UK (e.g. Shakespeare’s Globe, Royal Academy) and international literature festivals (e.g. Tata Lit Fest, Jaipur Lit Fest). Sanah has worked with Tom Jackson Greaves, as the poet and lyricist on a play adaptation of The Jungle Book, at the Watermill Theatre. 


Finally, Sanah has completed poetry commissions for a wide range of organisations, including UK and international festivals, businesses and tech companies.




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