Haaaaaaaaii everyone (✿◠‿◠)

I hope you’re all doing great and enjoying this bank holiday weekend — I know it’s been a very long while since the last time I wrote on here (yikes) and quite a few things have happened since then. Including quite a long reading + writing slump.

Just a few of the things that have happened in the last few months: I finished my second year of uni with a high 2:1 (alhamdulillah x100), I spent over a hundred pounds buying books for my third year — and it wasn’t even all the ones on the list — and I turned 23 (yesterday). Oh, and I’ve updated the covers for my poetry books, LOST AND FOUND and REALITY.


let me know what you all think! I would love your support with my work and if you buy a copy of LOST AND FOUND, REALITY or even my novel, THE ART OF FAKING IT! ❤

Sumaiya Ahmed is a freelance journalist and writer, aiming to break down the boundaries of cultural stigma and shame attached to mental health and sexuality within the South Asian culture, and bringing marginalised topics to light.

Originally published at on August 27, 2021.



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