Alya Mooro is an Egyptian born, London raised freelance journalist. Her first book The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes, is out September 2019 (Little a; Amazon Publishing).
Alya Mooro is an Egyptian born, London raised freelance journalist. Her first book The
Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes, is out
September 2019 (Little a; Amazon Publishing). She holds a BA in Sociology and Psychology
and a Masters in Journalism. She has been published in The Telegraph, Grazia, Refinery29,
The Washington Post and more, providing unique takes on social commentary, fashion and
lifestyle. Alya has collaborated with brands the likes of Nike, ASOS and Absolut and guested
on numerous national radio stations including BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 1 and
BBC 1Xtra. She is a representative voice for both her generation, and for multi-cultural
PUBLISHED IN: The Telegraph, Grazia, Refinery29 & many more.
Brand Collaborations Include: Nike, ASOS, Absolut.
Radio: BBC 1, BBC 1Xtra, BBC Radio 4.
About my forthcoming book
The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes
Part memoir, part social commentary, The Greater Freedom examines the blessings and burdens which form our cultural identities. Pulling from personal experiences, research, and conversations with other Middle Eastern women, the book focuses on the difficulties and misconceptions which many women face, putting the author’s experience of growing up between London and Cairo at the heart of this book.
Director of Amazon Publishing EU, Dominic Myers, described it as “both provocative and topical – we’re delighted to be bringing [Mooro’s] compelling voice to a wider readership”.
Publication is slated for autumn 2019.
Worldwide on Amazon.com, e-book, audiobook and at selected retailers.
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