Sabrina Mahfouz is a playwright, poet and screenwriter. Her poetry collection, How You Might Know Me, is out now with Outspoken Press and she has had seven of her plays published by Methuen Bloomsbury. She has work included in The Good Immigrant (Unbound), Here I Stand (Walker Books) and Craft of Use (Routledge). She is the editor of the forthcoming Saqi Books anthology, Hear Us Now: Writings by British Muslim Women.
She is currently working with the V&A Museum, Royal Opera House, Futures Theatre and Clean Break. Her 2016 plays are With a Little Bit of Luck (Paines Plough); Slug (nabokov); Battleface (Bush Theatre); Layla’s Room (Theatre Centre) and The Love I Feel Is Red (Tobacco Factory Theatres). Her play Chef won a 2014 Fringe First Award and Clean was produced by Traverse Theatre and transferred to New York in 2014. Sabrina has been the Sky Arts Academy Scholar for Poetry, Leverhulme Playwright in Residence and Associate Artist at Bush Theatre.
Sabrina's poetry and writing has been performed and produced for TV, radio and film and includes Railway Nation: A Journey in Verse (BBC2); We Belong Here (BBC iPlayer); Breaking the Code (BBC3) and Sabrina Mahfouz: Arts Academy Scholar (Sky Arts).