‘Aqsal al Awal’ by Sabah Hussein | First Story

Last month, First Story was honoured to hold an event at the House of Lords, kindly hosted by Baroness Hogg. The night featured a powerful speech by Rory Stewart MP, who spoke about his personal relationship with writing and its importance for young people.  The event was an opportunity to spread the word about National Writing Day – our campaign to get everyone, everywhere writing, launched with the support of Old Possums Practical Trust, Arts Council England and our partners across the country. First Story alumna, Sabah Hussein, impressed the whole audience by reading her very moving piece…

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