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Anjum Malik

Anjum Malik is a poet, scriptwriter, performer and filmmaker, she is also a senior lecturer in creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. She writes drama regularly for BBC, ITV and independent companies. She is also a creative writing tutor for leading literary organisations in UK and overseas. Anjum is inspired by food and real stories for her writing. She also specialises in working with hard to reach, not normally seen groups and communities. Over 80 of her scripts have been produced, transmitted and/or preformed on stage and her poetry is in numerous anthologies as well as her own collection. Her previous jobs include police officer, interpreter, sales person, business owner and classical Indian Kathak dancer. She was born in Saudi Arabia of Pakistani heritage and has lived in Pakistan as well several cities in the UK. Anjum is multi-lingual and currently based in Manchester. Hidden Heroes film