Azma Dar began trying to write seriously when she sent in a play to the Royal Court and was invited take part in their Young Writers’ Programme.
Since 2003 she has had several plays produced in major venues and at the Edinburgh Festival. She has also developed work with BBC Comedy, and participated in the Critical Mass group at the Royal Court.
Azma Dar lives in the UK. The Secret Arts is her debut novel. An extract from it won a New Writing Ventures Award for Fiction.