Hiba Akmal is a writer currently based in the US, recently moved from Australia and with roots in Pakistan and the Middle East.
Feline devotee and eternal student of the Arabic language. Driven by stories of women, womanhood, identity, diaspora and belonging. Avid proponent of dialogue and disruption.
Currently writing for the Marchioness Magazine, The Women's Republic, and, herself.
I came into the world without my approval. I could not get rid of any of these two identities even if I wished to do so. I am Kurdish and I am woman. I am being Kurdish like a woman and experiencing womanhood like a Kurd. Neither of these two identities is above the other
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