Malika Booker (Credit Naomi Woddis)

Malika Booker is a writer, spoken word and multidisciplinary artist, whose work spans literature, education and cross-arts. She has appeared world-wide both independently and with the British Council. She is an experienced creative writing course leader and has run courses for various organisations including the Arvon Foundation, the Royal National Theatre and the Young Vic.

She jointly runs ‘Malika’s Kitchen’, a writers’ collective based in London and Chicago. Her latest play, Unplanned, opened in Spring 2007, with a run at Battersea Arts Centre and subsequent tour. Her book, Breadfruit, was published in 2007.