Jamila is a Bissau-Guinean freelance writer, poet and International Relations graduate, based in Leeds. Jamila's work can be avidly found both in Portuguese and English, through platforms such as Black Ballad, The Republic Journal, Bantumen and more, where she explores the politics of Black identities in the diaspora and beyond. She is also a screenplay writer, a shortlisted member of the Top 20 Merky Books Writer’s Camp 2019 and a co-author of anti-racist and political anthologies published by Brazillian publisher, Editora Urutau. Follow her on Twitter: @fidjudidiaspora.
Published in: 50.50: FeatureUplifting the creativity of Black queer people in Leeds, Lisbon and beyond
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