A.R. Arthur (formerly A.R. Salandy) is a Black Mixed-race poet & writer who has spent most of his life in Kuwait jostling between the UK & America. Anthony's work has been published over 260 times internationally. Anthony's Reviews have been published, or are forthcoming over 70 times internationally.
Anthony's Flash Fiction was shortlisted and received an honourable mention in the 2022 The Dillydoun Flash Fiction Prize Competition. Anthony has 3 published chapbooks titled 'The Great Northern Journey' 2020 (Lazy Adventurer Publishing) & 'Vultures' 2021 (Roaring Junior Press) as well as a novel 'The Sands of Change' 2021 (Alien Buddha Press). Anthony's Chapbook 'Half Bred' was the Winner of the 2021 'The Poetry Question' Chapbook contest.
Anthony is the EIC of Fahmidan Journal/Publishing & Co, Reviews Editor at Full House Literary & Poetry Editor at Chestnut Review.
Yasmine has been part of Fahmidan as Senior Editor since 2020. She has recently completed her MA in English Literature at Cardiff University with research and literary interests in post-coloniality, ghost theory/stories, the Gothic, immigrant stories and literary history.
With a mixed background and ties to both Kuwait and the UK, whilst growing up in Canada, Yasmine strives to engage readers with multicultural stories and create space for those who feel silenced. Her interest in politics, philosophy and literary theory has shaped much of Yasmine’s character as both an individual and an academic.
Emily Bryant is a recent graduate of English Literature with a passion for writing, editing and research. They have participated in freelance writing and editing projects for Gair Rhydd, Quench Magazine, Chasing Shadows Magazine and LGBTQYMRU and hopes to pursue a long term career in the writing or publishing sector.