Momtaza Mehri. Credits: Ndrika Anyika

Momtaza Mehri

Momtaza Mehri is an award-winning poet and essayist. She is a former Young People’s Poet Laureate for London and winner of the 2019 Manchester Writing Prize. Her writing has featured in the Guardian, POETRY, Granta, Wasafiri, Bidoun, The White Review and on BBC Radio 4. She works across criticism, translation, anti-disciplinary research practices, education and radio. Momtaza is based in London.

Momtaza Mehri’s ‘A Violet Coagulation of Dispersals‘ can be found in The White Review and ‘Oiled Legs Have their Own Subtext‘ can be found in Poetry Society.