Poet in the City Archives What Is An Activist? – Amina Atiq Your browser does not support the audio element. Please click here to download the file Amina Atiq is a Yemeni-Scouse writer, performance artist & activist. Curious Mind Young Associate & BBC Words First Finalist 2019. Atiq’s work explores the conflict of her dual- identity of her heartland, Yemen and her homeland Liverpool. She is writing a one-woman poetry theatre play, revisiting her grandmother’s 1970’s Yemeni- British household. Currently a remote writer in resident Metal Southend, working on a new project ‘Yemeni Women on the Frontline’, while working on a new commissioned writing in response to the historic Sutton Manor. Her new work can be found on IWM, Writing on the Wall and DadaFest. Amina was interviewed by Sally Wood as part of Poet in the City's online event "What Is An Activist?" for National Poetry Day 2020.