I am the Global music critic and a features writer for the Guardian.
I am a contributor to the essay collection Haramacy.
I freelance for a range of different publications including Crack,Bandcamp, Downbeat, Apple Music, Jazzwise, Composer Magazine, The Economist, Mixmag, Vinyl Factory, WePresent, The British Library, BBC Proms, Huck, Dazed, Beat, M Magazine, The Times Literary Supplement, Clash, TANK and The Quietus
I received the Guardian's Scott Trust Bursary in 2017.
I have led workshops, appeared on panels and spoken at events including the Today in Focus podcast, Monocle podcast, radio shows on Worldwide FM, Supreme Standards, Jazzkaar Festival, Institute of Ideas and EFG London Jazz Festival.
My debut poetry collection, Kintsugi: Jazz Poems for Musicians Alive and Dead, is available at ammarkalia.bandcamp.com