British-Lebanese author and media entrepreneur. My writing has appeared in The Guardian, GQ and Brownbook amongst other places. Author of Our Man in Beirut (2012) and currently working on a second book. I am Head of Media Partnerships at Bookwitty and media strategist for the Keeward Group.
The Best Crime Fiction by Writers of Color: A Reading List
A list of crime fiction by men and women of color from around the world.
Margo's Book Club: Titles My Cat Recommends
My cat pulls book recommendations off the shelf, I post them here. #MargoBookClub
Reading List: Writers Whose Name Sounds Like #Covfefe
Covfefe has been dominating the news-cycle since it was Tweeted in the middle of the night by the 45th US President. So, making the most out of a bad situation, I tried to find some authors you can read instead of tweets.
What Gender Pronoun Should You Use When Referring To A Drag Queen?
tl;dr answer: It depends and it matters.
Replacing Fear with Information: Six Essential Books on Migration
Six books everyone should read to approach debates around immigration armed with information rather than fear.
Understanding Russia: Six Books To Go Beyond The Headlines
Six books to help you understand contemporary Russia beyond the headlines.
Blogger Imagines What Frederick Douglass Would Tweet Back to Donald Trump
Following a shambolic start to the White House's Black History Month events, a blogger imagines Frederick Douglass' Tweets.
Almost Real: Alternative Histories & Near Future Dystopias
Alternate history and near future dystopian fiction often tell us more about the present than they do about the future.
Discover Seven Brilliant Books on Writing
Making the writing process a little less solitary.