Aminah Rahman, 17, is an award-winning British-Bangladeshi published poet and spoken word artist from Cambridge. She has been writing poetry since she was eight years old.

Aminah took part in the BBC Upload Festival 2020, a festival that showcases talent from across England and the Channel Islands. Aminah represented Cambridgeshire with her poem Please. Click here to watch Aminah’s performance, from 39:38 to 43:06.

Aminah is a storyteller for Cambridge Central Mosque, Cambridge’s first purpose-built mosque and Europe’s first eco-mosque. Click here to watch the episodes on their YouTube channel.


Aminah was the winner of the Young Muslim Writers Awards Key Stage 2 Poetry category for her three poems Spring, Autumn and Winter in 2015.

Aminah was the joint winner of the Cambridge News and Media Education Awards: Pupil of the Year award in 2017.


Poems by Aminah is Aminah’s first poetry collection which comprises of fun and amusing poems for young children.

Soul Change is a collection of powerful and moving poems by Aminah Rahman, who writes straight from the heart to touch on sensitive social and personal issues affecting humanity today. Her poems will connect to the souls of many people and, hopefully, they will draw comfort from her words.

Five of Aminah’s poems have been published in Young Writers UK anthologies.

Aminah is featured in the June 2020 edition of Writing Magazine, the UK’s biggest and bestselling magazine for writers, where she talks about her passion for poetry.

She was also recognised as one of the ‘Top 6 Most Influential Muslim Youth’ in Hayati Magazine, Nigeria’s #1 Muslimah fashion and lifestyle magazine.



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