Farrah Akbik

Farrah Akbik is a British-Syrian writer who writes to raise awareness of the hardships of Syrians and Syrian refugees, and particularly women. Born to a Syrian father and Moroccan mother, she resided in Syria over two periods during her childhood and later as a young adult at university. She is studying for her Masters in Creative Writing in London.

My childhood friend, now a ghost

18 September 2020
A psychologist friend of mine once told me that the best way to grieve the dead is to touch their bodies. In Islamic burials, we wash our loved ones with...

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