Aya is an Arab/Muslim writer and artist based in London. Before studying at the Royal College of Art, she graduated with a First Class Hons. BFA from Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London. Her body of work comprises nonfiction, fiction, 'semi-fiction', 'fictional nonfiction', poetry, and short stories.
Aya's work has been featured in group exhibitions and publications, such as St. Paul's Chelsea in the summer of 2022 where her poem Women's Shoes was exhibited. She is interested in wretched women, Arabian folklore, horror and humour and her work tends to feature at least two of the four. As of 2023, she has had two concussions and one broken bone but says not to worry, the night is still young.