Tariq Mehmood

Tariq Mehmood is a novelist and documentary film director, who lives and works between Manchester and Beirut. An award-winning writer, he immigrated as a child from Pakistan to Britain. During the 1970s and 1980s Mehmood was an active member of the anti-racism movement in the United Kingdom. His work exclusively deals with issues such as racism, discrimination, Islamophobia and the problems of second generation immigrants in the UK. He is currently teaching Creative Writing at the American University of Beirut (AUB).
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