Elmi is a writer, performer/facilitator based in the North-West. He writes poetry, short fiction and drama. His performances have been received in venues across the country including Westminster, The Southbank Centre and Contact Manchester. His work has appeared in publications such as the Poetry Review and Scarf Magazine of which he is an Associate Editor. He Facilitates Performance Poetry and Creative Writing workshops across the country; both individually and in partnership with organisations such as Numbi Arts, Arvon Foundation, Young Identity and Wordsmith.
Elmi is currently working on his first pamphlet of poetry scheduled for publication in 2015.