Rheima Ibrahiim-Robinson is a poet, educator and cultural curator based in London.
Born and raised in Leeds, Rheima started writing with Leeds Young Authors, a community-based poetry and performance group. Since then, Rheima has continued to write, perform and facilitate creative writing workshops throughout Yorkshire and worldwide. She is the Founding Director of The Sunday Practise (TSP), a creative hub and poetry event with its roots in Leeds, UK. It was with TSP that Rheima found her feet in producing and curating artistic events. She has an MA in Audiences, Engagement & Participation from the University of Leeds.
As a poet and speaker, Rheima has appeared nationally and internationally, including The Chicago Theatre, The Nuyorican Cafe (NYC), The Historic Hampton House (Miami), and the UK House of Lords. Her poetry can often be heard across different media outlets, including BBC Radio Leeds, BBC1xtra and work living on BBC iplayer.
Rheima features in the award-winning documentary 'We Are Poets' and more recently on BBC Four's Rhyme and Reason hosted by Lemn Sissay OBE. She was one of the BBC's Words First 2020 finalists. Her newly commissioned film with New Creatives, supported by BBC Arts, is pending release.
Celebrated by ITV News for International Women's day 2021, Rheima was also Ilkley Literature Festivals 2021 Apprentice Poet in Residence.