Zahra Barri is an Egyptian writer and comedian who loves writing and talking about taboo subjects in a light-hearted and funny style. She has had her writing feature on Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, Radio 2, BBC Asian Network and BBC Period Dramas online. Her debut Novel won Runner Up for the CWIP Unpublished prize 2020. She is currently doing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Hertfordshire. She has grown up in Saudi Arabia, but also Bracknell. Due to her mixed heritage background, she has attended both Muslim schools in Saudi and Catholic schools in the UK which gives her comedy a unique perspective. "A buzzy fluffball of comedy unafraid to take risks, like a cute lhasapoo puppy with a surprising snarl." Mumble Comedy **** 'Loved this funny and unique book' Kate Bradley, Harper Collins.

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