Zia Ahmed

Zia Ahmed is a poet and writer hailing from North-West London. He is part of the  London Laureates, having been shortlisted for London’s Young Poet Laureate 2015/16.  He is a former Roundhouse Slam Champion and a Writer in Residence at Paines  Plough as part of Channel 4’s Playwright Scheme 2017. In 2018 he was chosen to be a part of the Bush Theatre’s Emerging Writers Group. In 2019, Zia’s stage debut I  WANNA BE YOURS premiered at the Bush Theatre. Zia has also written for My White  Best Friend and is currently under commission with the Royal Court and the Bush Theatre.