Author: Amir Darwish

Amir Darwish is a British/Syrian poet of Kurdish origin. He was born in Aleppo in 1979 and came to the UK as an asylum seeker during the Second Gulf War. His poetry has been published in the USA, Pakistan, Finland, Morocco and Mexico and in the anthology Break-Out. He has recently completed an MA in International Studies at the University of Durham. He lives in Middlesbrough. Sorry is from his recently published collection from Smokestack, called ‘Don’t Forget the Couscous.