Sabeena Akhtar is a Writer/Editor and Literary Festival Coordinator. Currently freelancing whilst working on her debut novel, she previously worked in publishing for the radical non-profit Tilted Axis Press. She is a co-founder of the Primadonna Festival which spotlights the work of women writers and of Bare Lit Kids, the UK’s first children’s festival showcasing the work of writers of colour. She has since been invited to discuss the subject on various media outlets. She is the editor of Cut From The Same Cloth, published by Unbound, a contributor to the 404 Ink title, We Shall Fight Until We Win and the Saqi Books title, Smashing It.