Syima Aslam

MD & artistic director, Bradford Literature Festival

Syima co-founded the Bradford Literature Festival in 2014 to create a cultural renaissance and boost Bradford’s economic regeneration. The festival features literatures from around the world across all genres, and promotes intercultural fluency.

Already hailed as one of the most inspirational festivals in the UK, Bradford Literature Festival brings the written and spoken word together to create a celebration of the city's diverse communities, and reflect the changing face of contemporary Britain.