Naima Rashid is a writer, poet, and literary translator. She has lived in Pakistan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and is currently based in the UK. Her first book was Defiance of the Rose (Oxford University Press, 2019). Her writings on different subjects have been published in  Asymptote, The Scores, Wild Court, Lucy Writers’ Platform, and many other publications online and in print. She was long-listed for the National Poetry Competition 2019. Her forthcoming works include a translation of Naulakhi Kothi by Ali Akbar Natiq (Penguin Random House India 2022) and her own fiction and poetry. She is a collaborator with the UK-based translation collective, Shadow Heroes.

Somehow, despite all this, she has managed to raise a young man who is allergic to poetry.

Naima Rashid is a writer, poet, and literary translator. She has lived in Pakistan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and is currently based in the UK. Her first book was Defiance of the Rose (Oxford University Press, 2019). Her writings on different subjects have been published in  Asymptote, The Scores, Wild Court, Lucy Writers Platform, and many other places online and in print. She was long-listed for the National Poetry Competition 2019. Her forthcoming works include a translation of Naulakhi Kothi by Ali Akbar Natiq (Penguin Random House India 2022) and her own fiction and poetry. She is a collaborator with the UK-based translation collective, Shadow Heroes.

Somehow, despite all this, she has managed to raise a young man who is allergic to poetry.

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