Manchester Muslim Writers

Welcome to the Manchester Muslim Writers’ official home page. Established in 2009, we are the only dedicated Muslim writers group.

About Us

Dedicated to developing Muslim Writers

Our focus is to provide support to developing and experienced writers in all aspects of the craft of writing.

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Our aim since our very beginning...

to weave the narratives of Muslims into the tapestry of British life.

Monthly Circles

We meet each month, usually at Chorlton Library, in its community room at the rear. We usually meet on the last Friday of the month.

Monthly meetings can include:

  • Author Visits
  • Technical Workshops
  • Readings & Critique
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We provide an open and friendly environment for writers, whether they are beginners or advanced scribes.

We run sessions for:

  • Poets
  • Novelists
  • Screenplay writers
  • Playwrights
  • Bloggers

Our Latest Blogs

Chorlton Book Festival 2016!

Hey , we're going to be part of this year's Chorlton Book Festival! What's happening? We're still very much in the planning phase for the 2016 bash, but it's likely that we will run a special one-off type event during the festivities. Per usual, we shall be meeting on...

The Descendants (a poem) – Remembering Srebrenica 2015

The Descendants   A pendulum broken, Collapsed – Time laid its head on concrete slab, Raked a hand among the fields, hid in whispering Riverbeds - a cello strums Strauss Over blooming lily hills, caught by wind, Carried to the still, asleep within the forests...

Nani and the Washing Machine

Nani and the Washing Machine                                                                            A regal woman with shy glints of gold, she kindles fires within her chest. The glimpse of her silvery red hair from beneath her chadar defy her eighty-three...

Welcome to the new Web Site

Peace. And welcome to our new web site and blog. It's amazing when I look back to the day we launched the Manchester Muslim Writers, back in 2009. A lot has happened in the intervening years. I ask myself if Muslims are more a part of the tapestry for British life and...

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