Poet in the City Archives What Is An Activist? – Khadijah Ibrahiim Your browser does not support the audio element. Please click here to download the file Khadijah Ibrahiim was born in Leeds of Jamaican parentage. Educated at the University of Leeds, she is a literary activist, theatre maker and published writer, who combines’ inter-disciplinary art forms to re-imagine poetry as performance theatre. Hailed as one of Yorkshire’s most prolific poets by the BBC, her work appears in university journals and poetry anthologies; such as "Hair" (Suitcase Press, 2006) "Loss" (Magma Poetry Press 2019) and "The Sea needs no Ornaments" (Peepal Tree Press 2020). Her collection 'Another Crossing' was published by Peepal Tree Press 2014. Khadijah was interviewed by Sally Wood as part of Poet in the City's "What is an Activist" online event for National Poetry Day 2020.