About Me

I’m an English teacher and writer of novels, short stories, drama and poetry.

Born and brought up in Aylesbury in the UK, I developed a love for writing stories and reading English literature as a child, which culminated in me later becoming an English teacher in local secondary schools. In 2014, I published my first novel, the mystical thriller, The Hidden Ones, and thereafter I published a book of short stories and poetry. I have performed poetry and short story readings throughout the UK in various mosques and other venues.

My work is generally infused with a mystical, religious and spiritual flavour, influenced by Islamic spirituality, global issues and the supernatural.

I have taught English as a secondary school teacher for over twenty years in the UK, holding positions like head of A Level English language, Keystage 4 coordinator, second in English, Head of Year, Whole School Literacy Coordinator, PGCE/ECT Mentor and Reading Projects Coordinator.