Anjum Malik

Poetry
Part of everyday life
Live and kicking
It belongs to everyone

About Me

Anjum Malik

Poet, Scriptwriter, Performer, Lecturer

An established scriptwriter, poet and performer, Anjum has written several much-acclaimed original plays for BBC, ITV and theatre in the UK. She is a regular creative writing tutor for leading literary organisations in the UK and overseas. She is also a lecturer in creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

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Scriptwriting

 

 

Anjum Malik is an established script writer and poet with a substantial profile.

She has written several critically acclaimed original plays for BBC Radio Drama

(including serials for ‘Woman’s Hour’) and for television (including episodes for ‘Doctors’).

 

 

Scriptwriting

 

 

Anjum’s original work for stage includes Nahid, a monologue which has been in
performance for over 12 years touring schools, universities, community and arts
organisations, museums, art galleries. It has been and is being used to inspire original
work, new voices. It is used for teaching the craft of writing for school curriculum,
undergraduate and postgraduate writing degrees.

 

Scriptwriting

 

Anjum works regularly with education, arts and community organisations delivering
script writing programmes for participants writing their own scripts and producing their
work through drama and performance.

 

Scriptwriting

 

 

Anjum is regularly commissioned to work with education and organisations to produce
drama through research within specific groups. Unity FM, Birmingham commissioned a
series called ‘Breaking The Silence’, which explores British Muslim Women and their
lives in contemporary Britain. These series are used for drama, discussion and debate
regularly.

 

 

Scriptwriting

 

 

She is an honorary writing fellow of Manchester Metropolitan University and has been a
literary associate Kali Theatre Company. Anjum is also a published poet.

 

“Poetry is like breathing
Where I come from
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
It’s written on buses
Taxis, rickshaws and tangas
Like air, breathing, life
Every day, every where, all around … “

Community Arts

Projects & Events

ASIA TRIENNIAL MANCHESTER (ATM18)

Europe’s only Triennial dedicated to contemporary visual art on the theme of Asia.

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Hidden Stories

Exploring migrant perspectives through poetry and storytelling

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Hidden Stories

Exploring migrant perspectives through poetry and storytelling

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