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The Anglo-Arab Voice Podcast: Leila Aboulela, Fiction Writer

Leila Aboulela is a British-Sudanese writer and novelist whose work explores immigration, Islamic identity and spirituality. She moved from Sudan to Scotland, and this had a great impact on her work. Hear her advice for the younger generation who grew up in a cosmopolitan climate, and the importance of staying close to your culture.

Presenter Iman Khalil

Voiceover by Mo Ayoub

Produced by Camilla Byk and Petra Ayar Jahchan Al-Fanar Media

The publication of this podcast series was supported by a grant from the NewsSpectrum Fellowship programme.

The Anglo-Arab Voice podcast will bring you three new episodes every week throughout March 2022.

Listen to the episodes on:’s SoundCloud.

Al-Fanar Media’s Youtube Channel.

Al-Fanar Media’s Podcasts.

Al Fanar Media teamed up with to bring you a series of podcasts delving into the world of what it means to be a British-Arab living in the UK. Our team of student journalists who live and study in the UK interviewed a variety of personalities; from a cardiologist to a classical music duo, they questioned their guests about their work, their life as an Arab and how they can influence the next generation of Arab diaspora. Listening to this podcast series will take you into the heart of what the Arab culture and heritage can do personally and professionally to enhance everyday life in Britain.


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