Ahmed Masoud: Amplifying Palestinian voices

In this episode, Rafeef, Tayla, and Tom are joined by Ahmed Masoud, Gaza-born Palestinian writer, director, and academic based in the United Kingdom. Ahmed is the author of Come What May and Vanished which address issues in Gazan society, as well as in broader trends in Palestinian history. Ahmed has also directed a number of plays and is the co-founder of PalArt, a collective initiative aimed at promoting Palestinian voices and content in the arts and media. Listen in as we learn about Ahmed’s interest in creative writing and his efforts to amplify Palestinian voices.


  • Purchase Ahmed’s book Come What May here and Vanished here.
  • Visit Ahmed’s website here.
  • Read more about Ahmed’s experience growing up in Gaza
  • Learn more about PalArt and the work it does to amplify Palestinian voices

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