Dr Kadija George

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Writer, publisher and literary activist, Dr Kadija George, was made an honorary fellow of Goldsmiths in 2022.

Dr Kadija George is a Sierra Leonean-British literary activist, who edits, publishes, and mentors writers of African and Asian descent. She is the Publications Manager for Inscribe/Peepal Tree, publisher of SABLE LitMag and editor of several anthologies.

George has published a poetry collection, 'Irki', and is the co-author of 'This is the Canon: Decolonize Your Bookshelf in 50 Books'.

She is co-founder of Mboka Festival of Arts, Culture and Sport and founder of AfriPoeTree SIV. She has received awards and fellowships for her work in the creative arts and her research, has judged several writing competitions, and received her doctorate from the University of Brighton in 2021.

Dr Kadija George was awarded an honorary fellowship in 2022 by Goldsmiths.