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Sanah Ahsan

Sanah Ahsan is a liberation psychologist and award-winning poet. Sanah won the Outspoken Performance Prize 2019 for her poem ‘My Dua is Love’ and was most recently published in Nikita Gill’s anthology Slam! You’re Gonna Wanna Hear This. Sanah’s poetry has been platformed across the BBC, Channel 4, Shakespeare’s Globe, Southbank Centre and features in her TedXLondon talk ‘Rewriting my story with poetry and love as a Queer Muslim’. The Guardian described Sanah’s poetry as “an exhilarating declaration of love and an invocation to bare the soul.” With support from the Arts Council and mentorship from poets Mary Jean Chan and Rachel Long, Sanah is currently writing her debut poetry collection.