Rahila Gupta



Recent publications

Don't Wake Me: The Ballad of Nihal Armstrong was  republished in November 2019 with a brilliant analytical introduction by Dr Deirdre Osborne, Reader in English Literature and Drama in the Theatre and Performance Department at Goldsmiths, University of London.

I edited Turning the Page, a collection of short stories written  by the survivors' group at Southall Black Sisters with creative responses from Jackie Kay, Moniza Alvi, Meena Kandasamy and Miss Yankey. This was also published in November 2019.
Available for sale from the Southall Black Sisters site.


The Royal Literary Fund, of which I am a fellow, commissions short podcasts from its writers on a variety of themes. Here are two 3 min podcasts on 'How Writing changes the Writer' and 'Letter to my younger self'.



 A much longer interview by Karen Hall on my writing for her Motherworldly podcast series is available here:

A revolution for our times: Rojava, Northern Syria openDemocracy 4 April 2016

Available from Amazon as an e-book.

First published in 2008, on the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade in Britain.