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
women everywhere.

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

Mooro, The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes

Part memoir, part social commentary, the book 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”.

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The book will retail at £9.99 in paperback and £6.99 as e-book, with publication slated for autumn 2019.

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“Launching Little A in the UK, and having the opportunity to bring thought-provoking, conversation-starting non-fiction to UK readers is a hugely exciting next step for Amazon Publishing and I’m thrilled to be a part of it." She revealed the company's aim was to "bring real success to our authors, and so we have a stellar line-up for our first year with three very different books". - Victoria Pepe, editor at Amazon Publishing

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My Blog

I’ve had a blog for like ever, although it has seen many iterations. As I’ve grown, it has grown with me, remaining a corner of the internet where I can write about anything and everything. Click for restaurant and travel recommendations, my inner musings and an online diary of sorts, where I document what I’m doing with my life and my career.