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International Contemporary Writing
A poem for Valentine’s Day
A new poem from the author of ‘A Man’s House Catches Fire’.
‘They have walked all night through the desert…’ Continue reading.
Winner of the QMUL Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 for the Poetry category
A tender look at one pair’s journey from the Middle East across Europe, with dreams of England. ‘Babes in the Wood’ was shortlisted for the 2018 Wasafiri New Writing Prize in the ‘Poetry’ category.
Winner of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2018 for the Poetry category.
Where the Weight Catches by Claire Lynn was shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2017
Belly Dancer Meets Hilāl as Horseman by Rushda Rafeek was shortlisted for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2017
Gemma Weekes is the critically acclaimed author of Love Me (Chatto & Windus). Her short story ‘Portrait of the Artist as a Young Corpse’ appears in Wasafiri Issue 94.