portrait of Elhum Shakerifar

Elhum Shakerifar

Elhum Shakerifar is writer whose work revolves around multiplicity of experience, the languages in-between, opacity and erasure. She also translates, most recently PEN Award winning, Warwick Prize nominated Negative of a Group Photograh by Azita Ghahreman, translated alongside poet Maura Dooley (Bloodaxe Books, 2018).

Elhum is currently one of Writerz & Scribez' inaugural poetry 'Griots'. Elhum is also a BAFTA-nominated producer and curator working through her London-based company Hakawati, meaning 'storyteller' in Arabic.

Poems translated by Elhum Shakerifar