I nurture

Malika’s Poetry Kitchen

Malika co-founded Malika’s Poetry Kitchen in 2001 to create a nourishing and

encouraging community of writers dedicated to the development of their writing

craft. Now a firmly established writers collective based in London it offers bi-weekly

writers surgeries and has supported writers including Inua Ellams, Warsan Shire and

Aoife Mannix with guest tutors including Kwame Dawes, Fred D’Aguiar and

Bernardine Evaristo. The organisation has inspired Malika’s Poetry Kitchen models

worldwide from Chicago to Delhi.