Sunnah Khan is a multi-talented Scottish Pakistani poet, creative facilitator and filmmaker living in London. Her debut pamphlet I Don't Know How to Forgive You When You Make No Apology For This Haunting was published by Roughtrade Books in 2020.
In 2021 she won a commission to reimagine Scottish myth for Historic Environment Scotland, she wrote and performed a piece in collaboration with a classical dancer and sitar player and collaborated with a perfumer on an immersive performance guided by smell for Winter Notes at Chiswick House. She was awarded funding to run 6 weeks of workshops with teenage survivors of sexual violence by Women of the World Festival and ran this with the support of clinical psychologists. She put the groups work together into a film which was showcased at Shameless Festival at Battersea Arts Centre alongside a panel discussion on reclaiming the lost voice in therapeutic space.
She is part of the poetry collective 4 BROWN GIRLS WHO WRITE. The collective came together in 2017 and has been published with Femzine (2018) and Roughtrade Books (2020) as well as taken a 5 star sell out show to the Edinburgh Fringe. The collective have opened for T.S Eliot prize winner Roger Robinson at Stoke Newington Literary Festival (2019), performed and responded to the Tate's winter commission (2020), performed at the British Library (2020), London Literary Festival (2021), commissioned to create work for Quentin Blake Exhibition at The Foundling Musuem (2021) , performed at festivals including Byline & Prima Donna and were featured in Vogue UK last year.
Sunnah is also a writer and freelance documentary director and producer having worked across the BBC and Channel 4 in production and development from Dispatches - Born Homeless, BBC Two’s Generation Gifted to developing shows for Amazon, and Vice Studios and most recently working on a high profile national charity campaign on suicide prevention. She is currently working on her debut novel.