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Amir Darwish is a British Syrian poet & writer of Kurdish origin who lives in London. Born in Aleppo & came to Britain as an asylum seeker in 2003. He has a BA in history from Teesside University, UK, an MA in International Relations of the Middle East from Durham University, UK, and an MA in creative and life writing from Goldsmiths University, UK. As a poet, he published his work in the UK, USA, Pakistan, India, Finland, Turkey, Canada, Singapore, and Mexico. His work was translated into Arabic, Bengali, Estonian, Finnish, Italian, Spanish, and Turkish. He was part of several radio programs, including BBC 4, BBC World Service, and Refugee Radio. Amir was invited and attended literary and poetry festivals worldwide, including Finland, India, Italy, Turkey, Morocco, and Estonia. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Northampton, UK.
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