A selection of the following poems were shortlisted for The Emma Press poetry pamphlet collection, in 2020, and by the Verve Poetry Press in 2022:

Daybreak – runner up in Ambit’s 2018 Poetry competition, judged by Malika Booker

Under the Radar
Daybreak – forthcoming in Issue 31

The Other Side of Hope
The Foreigner Issue 1 (online; link to video)
A walk in the divided city Issue 2 (print)

Rusted Radishes
Disappearing – Issue 9, “Health and Illness”, of Rusted Radishes

Magma 75: Loss
Ghosts of the Gulf War

Magma 74: Work
Leaving work at midnight
In memory of journalist Hassan al-Wadhaf who was shot dead by a sniper in Yemen in September 2011

The Story of Ka – Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Nimrod journal:
Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

The Egyptian
To me belongs yesterday, I know tomorrow

*Included in Egyptian Streets’ roundup: “11 Literary works by Egyptian writers”

The Emma Press Anthology of Love
The Book of Coming Forth by Day

Ink, Sweat and Tears
Yesterday’s news was forgotten by morning

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