Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Ramisha Rafique (The Nottingham Trent University)
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Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is a British Muslim spoken word poet and activist who is engaged in humanitarian issues including tackling Islamophobia in Britain. She was born in Bradford and raised in Leeds. Belonging to a British Pakistani Muslim family, Manzoor-Khan’s cultural and religious background required her to balance her duties as a British Muslim woman with her creative and activist work. She is a devout Muslim and explains her religious status as “ascribe[d] to a radical politics of hope also known as submission to Allah” (Manzoor-Khan, 2022, web). On her official website, she expands on this further: “To submit to Allah is to believe that we live in a miraculous world and to have faith that transformation is always possible, because Allah is always greater”…

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Citation: Rafique, Ramisha. "Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 11 January 2023 [, accessed 06 December 2023.]

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