Yasmine Lever is an award-winning writer whose short stories have been published in several anthologies. She won the James Kirkwood Literary Award and has been among the Honorable Mentions in the Zoetrope Short Fiction Contest. As a playwright, her work has been performed in London and New York. Her play Remember the Future was longlisted for the Bruntwood Prize. Several other plays have reached competition shortlists and she has been accepted onto several fellowship schemes and residencies in London and New York. She is completing her MFA at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she is writing her first novel.