Khadijah Ibrahim lives in Leeds.
Rootz Running (Peepal Tree, 2008)
Khadjah Ibrahim has an MA in Theatre Studies from Leeds University. She is Artistic Director of Leeds Young Authors, which she founded in 2003, and Producer of Leeds Youth Poetry Slam festival. Khadijah Ibrahim has toured the USA in 2008 with Fwords Creative Freedom Writers, attended the Calabash International Literature Festival of Jamaica as a delegate for Arts Council England Yorkshire and attended the El Gouna Writers’ Residency in Egypt in 2010.
Khadijah Ibrahim is heavily involved in live literature and related events in Leeds, including the organisation of some of the events created to mark the visit of
Dr Nelson Mandela to Leeds. Through Leeds Young Authors she mentors and runs workshops, encouraging younger writers to produce and perform new work. She is also working on a second collection of poems.