Hanan Issa

Hanan Issa is a Welsh-Iraqi writer whose writing explores narrative history and the ways in which we connect. She has collaborated with platforms including BBC Wales, Film4, Bush Theatre, National Museum Wales, Parthian and Literature Wales. She was a 2018-2019 Hay Festival Writer at Work and is the co-founder of the 'Where I'm Coming From' open mic. Her debut poetry pamphlet My Body Can House Two Hearts is published by Burning Eye Books.

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