Iman Qureshi


Iman is an emerging writer for stage, screen and radio. She was born in Pakistan and grew up in Saudi Arabia before moving to the UK where she obtained degrees in English Literature and Law. Her work has been commissioned and produced by Tamasha, Kalí Theatre, Purple Moon Drama and the BBC and in 2017 she was shortlisted for the Soho Theatre’s Tony Craze Award with her play THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR. She was a member of Tamasha Playwrights and Soho Theatre’s Writers Lab where her short play HIS AND HERS was produced as part of Tamasha’s New Muslim Voices. As a screenwriter, she adapted her play SPEED into a short film in 2014 and in 2017 she was selected by Film London for their 2018 London Calling short film slate with HOME GIRL. Iman has also written for the Guardian, Independent, Time Out and the Huffington Post, she has been writer in residence at various schools and she was shortlisted for the Muslim Writer’s Award in 2011.

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