Maryam is a Pakistani Muslim writer born and bred in Croydon. She covers many issues in her work – from Islamophobia to relationship woes to the depression epidemic. Previously a music journalist, Maryam remains a Grime fanatic and a member of the Beyhive. In her spare moments you’ll find her travelling or watching conspiracy documentaries and chilling with her cat. Catch her tweeting awkwardly about her feelings on Twitter @mazhalima.