Writer | Visual Artist | Essayist


Diriye Osman is a British-Somali author, visual artist, critic and essayist based in London. He’s the author of the Polari Prize-winning collection of stories, FAIRYTALES FOR LOST CHILDREN, and the collection of interlinked stories, THE BUTTERFLY JUNGLE. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Granta, The Financial Times, The Huffington Post, Vice, Poetry Review, Prospect, Time Out, Attitude and Afropunk. He lives on a diet of Disney cartoons, graphic novels, masala chai and Missy Elliott records.

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