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Amina Atiq

Amina Atiq is a Yemeni- Scouse writer, a performance artist, facilitator and activist.

She was awarded the Liverpool John Moore’s University Citizenship award for her active and community engagement work and awarded the best North West volunteer by Human Appeal. Awarded as a Young Associate for Curious Minds and BBC Words First Finalist 2019.

She has been featured on various artistic platforms such as BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 6 music, BBC 4 Radio, Bitesize, The Independent, British Muslim TV @thewarehouse, Writing on the Wall, Skinny magazine, Whispering Dialogue, CAAT, Human Appeal and many more.

Recent work involves a new commissioned poem for the ‘Yemen in Conflict’ project which will be used part of a multimedia exhibition at the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival. Amina is currently developing a spoken word monologue with DadaFest, inviting the audience to a 1970’s Yemeni-British household, untangling what it means to belong?

She is currently a remote writer in resident with Metal Southend, working on a new project ‘Yemeni Women at War’, while working on a new commissioned writing in response to the historic Sutton Manor. Her new work can be found on IWM, Writing on the Wall and LightNight.

Twitter: @AminaAtiqPoetry